By investigating the response of bioluminescent bays to Hurricane Maria, scientists are finding light in dark places.
These stocky, waddling marsupials have baffled researchers for years with their block-shaped turds—but a team of mechanical engineers is now sniffing out the science behind nature’s most deviant defecators.
The NOVA team in Antarctica visits Big Razorback Island, where a colony of playful seals give them an unforgettable experience.
Forty years of community engagement has brought the freshwater turtles of Brazil back from the brink—but lack of funding may imperil conservation.
To shield themselves from bat echolocation, moths don an acoustic cloak of invisibility—using the sound-absorbing scales on their wings.
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In this feature, step into the shoes of a taxonomist and classify three forms of life: a plant, an animal, and a...well, you'll need to figure that one out for yourself.
If a volcano’s lava is low in silica, the lava will move more quickly during an eruption.