Woodpeckers think that emerald ash borers are delicious.
In a preview of ‘Your Inner Fish’, Holly Dunsworth and Neil Shubin talk about when human ancestors lost their tails.
Dear tv shows, consult osteologists before including skeletons.
Paleontologists are Speakers for the Dead and fossils are important.
Britain might have a wild beaver for the first time in 500 years.
Moths may be the key to the reason why sloths come to the ground to poop.
For people who bring smartphones into the wilderness: 14 apps you might enjoy.
Paleoclimatology offers a unique perspective on the drought in California.
Last week one of the closest supernovae in recent history was visible in the night sky, and it was discovered by students.
I like bones, and I especially enjoyed this post on segmental hypoplasia on the Veterinary Forensic Pathology blog.
And speaking of dental pathologies, see what pipe smoking can do to your teeth.
I love to listen to paleontology podcasts when I work in the lab and here is a great review of some of the best.
Between the Northern Lights and these pillars of light, northern latitudes seem to have all of the cool lights in the sky!
I have a soft-spot for The Mammoth Site and loved this write-up about Dr. Agenbroad.
The physics of the Olympics: figure skating.
What’s it like to be the only female vulcanologist in North Korea?
Looking for a scientist memoir to read? Here’s a helpful list.
A nice, simple overview of why osteology is important.
The same species of rattlesnake has drastic variation in venom: one goes for the blood, one goes for the nerves.
If you like Emily Graslie, The Brain Scoop or museums, check out this interview.
When moles move, they look like they’re swimming.
Check out this video of the global weather of 2013.
Having bedbugs might be terrible, but so is injuring yourself getting rid of them.
Thank Jurassic Park: ‘How Dilophosaurus Became a Rock Star‘.
Beelzebufo (the ‘Devil toad’) is one of my favorite scientific names. This frog was scary!
Kari Byron answers important questions, like how to blow things up while you’re pregnant.
The blog Mary Anning’s Revenge is writing up 14 days of animal genitalia.
Check out this video on the Yucca Giant-Skipper butterfly!