In case you ever wondered how a corpse can be transformed into a diamond.
Wiping out top predators wreaks havoc on the balance of the ecosystem: some things are meant to be eaten.
‘Colour-change ‘lemmings’ with bi-pronged seasonal super-claws‘. This almost makes me like voles.
A nuclear bomb helped us learn about the longevity of great white sharks.
Over the years, fashion has done a number on our bones.
We now know where tannins, an important component of red wine and black tea, come from in a plant.
Speaking of wine, what makes it good?
What does Tiktaalik teach us about tetrapods and how we got on land?
An indigenous Malaysian language allows speakers to describe smells like we describe colors.
I find this title very amusing: ‘Six Years After Chemical Ban, Fewer Female Snails Are Growing Penises‘.
If you dumped all the world’s tea in the Great Lakes, it wouldn’t taste very good.
Some birds fly in a V formation and it’s complicated.
Of course Australia has dragons. And by dragons, I mean lizards.
More rediscovered kings: this time it’s the remains of King Alfred the Great found in museum storage.
I don’t think I have the acting chops to be a ‘standardized patient‘.
Forget the ‘Dueling Dinosaurs’, here’s how to reconstruct dinosaur fights.
China and India each have only one time zone. What if the whole world only used one time zone?
Lithopedions or ‘stone babies’ are rare but incredibly fascinating and terrifying.
I don’t know much about birds, but I really like this infographic: Never Trust Passerine Nomenclature.
‘Cicada Princess‘ is a short video narrated by Stephen Fry.
Hope Jahren explains why she ‘hijacked’ #ManicureMonday.
Dr. Carin Bondar’s Miley Cyrus ‘Wrecking Ball’ parody: Organisms Do Evolve.