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Here's what I was told: Get away from the city, go during a new moon and keep my flashlight off. When the sky faded black... [Read More]
Flamingos don't appear to need to flex their muscles to maintain their classic one-legged posture, a new study suggests. [Read More]
It's just a myth that we have a poor sense of smell. [Read More]
A new study identifies the evolutionary refinements that gave rise to floating, rootless plants that can trap and digest, like super-fast Venus flytraps. [Read More]
The belief that the human nose isn't very acute is not based on empirical evidence, a scientist says in a new review. [Read More]
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PISGAH NATIONAL FOREST, N.C. — They said get away from the city, go during a new moon and keep my flashlight off.When the sky faded... [Read More]
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Never eat oysters in months that don't have the letter "r"? With proper precautions, you can ignore that adage. [Read More]
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There are about 100,000 species of fungi, but only about 80 of them bioluminesce, or glow in the dark. They pop up in tropical and... [Read More]
A model to explain why neighboring Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa are so different could offer insights into Earth's deep geological history. [Read More]
Set aside your meetings and emails, at least for the next several minutes. Right now, you're a bee. [Read More]
Scientists may have had more luck tracking down how some fungi glow than you may have hunting bioluminescent mushrooms, a reporter discovered. [Read More]
The large crystals, and perhaps life forms within, may be scattered around by a whirlwind that a geologist calls a gravel devil. [Read More]
A new study traces the evolutionary history of ants throughout the Americas that cultivate fungus to feed themselves in underground chambers. [Read More]
While studying an artificial reef made from a sunken ship, researchers found a mollusk that may never have been seen before. It could threaten coral... [Read More]
Try having no arms and eating a live octopus that's crawling around on your head with its tentacles. [Read More]
Try having no arms and eating a live octopus that's crawling around on your head with its tentacles. Failure could mean it's your last supper.... [Read More]
Scientists know that dolphins eat octopus, but until now they had not documented how they managed to eat such a dangerous meal. [Read More]
Hundreds of pine trees outside of Gryfino, Poland, have a strange bend, and all point to the north. No one knows for certain why. [Read More]
The expeditions of William Beebe and his coed Department of Tropical Research are remembered at an upcoming show at The Drawing Center in New York. [Read More]
The Platte River in Nebraska is an important layover for hundreds of thousands of the birds as they head toward their summer homes. [Read More]
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