July 19th, 2018
If a mouthful of meat has more calories than the same volume of veggies, how could the world’s biggest dinosaurs manage as herbivores?
July 16th, 2018
According to my kindergartner, the lawnmower was “amazing.” The shiny red tractor appeared to have an air-conditioned cab, three wheels and as my son put it, “two cutters” for the grass.
May 20th, 2018
While plants can’t necessarily choose where every seed will sprout, they’re not completely passive about how the interact with their environment.
May 3rd, 2018
Without any eyes, ears or other familiar sensory organs, plants keep extremely close tabs on which way is up.
May 1st, 2018
Spring is upon us, and all kinds of organisms are waking up from some form of dormancy or another.
April 17th, 2018
“Wait, how do plants know things?
April 15th, 2018
On paper, the tongue of a Pallas’ long-tongued bat (Glossophaga soricina) may sound a bit like something from a horror movie.
January 21st, 2018
Bugs make food taste better, at least in the long run.
January 3rd, 2018
Pineapples obviously don’t resemble apples, but they used to.
January 1st, 2018
Smelling nice is a luxury for humans.