August 21, 2013
Special Exhibition on Deadly, Powerful, Even Lifesaving Poison Opens November 16, 2013
July 31, 2013
New research provides evidence that dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary for flight well before they actually took to the air as birds.
June 5, 2013
An international team of researchers has announced the discovery of the world’s oldest known fossil primate skeleton, an animal that lived about 55 million years ago.
May 23, 2013
A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back more than 1 billion years may have acquired free-living photosynthetic cells.
April 1, 2013
New research predicts that rising temperatures will lead to a massive “greening,” or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic.
March 11, 2013
Researchers have conducted a remote reconnaissance of a distant solar system with a new telescope imaging system that sifts through the blinding light of stars.
March 4, 2013
A new study shows that although certain bumble bees are at risk, other bee species in the northeastern United States persisted across a 140-year period despite expanding human populations and changing land use.
February 7, 2013
An international team of researchers has reconstructed the common ancestor of placental mammals—an extremely diverse group including animals ranging from rodents to whales to humans—using the world’s largest dataset of both genetic and physical traits.