Tagged With Biology

What's really going on inside an insect-munching Venus flytrap


Why you should never release your pet goldfish into the wild


Why ticks are so hard to kill



Mysterious, 20-million-year-old tunnels in the ancient ocean floor came from 6-foot-long carnivorous worms, a study found


Our ancestors domesticated dogs by sharing leftover meat during the last Ice Age, new study suggests


The extreme life of a sloth



Identical twins don't always have identical genes, research shows — a new twist in the nature versus nurture debate


What's inside a blobfish, the 'world's ugliest animal'


Scientists captured video of a rare squid with tentacles as long as a human


Humans aren't the only species who get choosier about their friends as they age. Chimps do it too, new research suggests.


Diabolical ironclad beetles can get squished under 39,000 times their weight and survive. Scientists figured out how.


How viruses like the coronavirus mutate



New analysis of a saber-toothed cat fossil reveals the ancient animals were ruthless, highly skilled hunters


The year's best wildlife photos reveal a super-chill monkey, a rare Siberian tiger, and an ant clinging to a beetle's leg


What's inside a rattlesnake's tail?


Poisonous furry caterpillars that look like wigs are popping up in Virginia



You may love your dogs' faces, but they don't particularly care for yours. Canines would rather look at other dogs, new research shows.


Fossils found in New Zealand suggest the ancestor of all penguins lived on Earth's lost 8th continent, Zealandia


A scientist won $1.8 million to study how parasitic worms suppress our immune systems with venom to live inside us undetected


The prehistoric megalodon shark had fins as big as human adults and heads the length of cars, according to new research