Articles by Greg Laden
There are reasons to be very positive about this result, but also reasons to be very cautious
A powerful magnetic field counteracted Earth's gravity and disrupted gene expression during development
The sponge-like organisms date back to about 760 million years ago, extending the known time span of animals by 17 percent
The giant oceanic birds are producing more and plumper chicks, at least for now
Volcanologists thought that the buildup to an eruption would take centuries. But this report adds to a suspicion that it can happen faster than expected
The native people knew what orcas ate, how they hunted prey, how the prey responded to the whales and when and where predation occurred
A study in birds confirms that protective caps on chromosomes predict a longer lifespan
Why can some--but only some--bluetongue skinks eat a toad that is poisonous to eat or even lick?
When housed in an aquarium with a swirling robotic school, what determines whether a fish will join the crowd?
What makes a snake stop squeezing? We do science to prove ourselves wrong, because the answer people predicted is not the correct answer
<em>Hydrolagus melanophasma</em>, a new species of fish, was named from specimens collected over the last several decades off the coast of California