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We typically think of insects as pests or pestilences, carrying disease or gnawing their way through our gardens …

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The shortfin mako is a strikingly blue, athletic shark with a dubious honor: its meat is considered delicious. While …

Kate Baggaley at 15:50 PM Oct 12 2017
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You don’t often feel bad for spiders. But when a fuzzy, black-eyed jumping spider raises his green forearms into the …

Sara Chodosh at 12:37 PM Oct 6 2017
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The brief lull in the Atlantic Ocean’s hurricane activity seems to have come to an end sooner than we’d hoped. A new …

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The same phenomenon that creates the Northern Lights might also be confusing male sperm whales. In case you’ve …

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“Dragon boogers” go by many names. “Moss animals,” for one, and “bryozoans,” for …

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