Evolutionary biology can explain skunks’ striking appearance, but only chemistry can get rid of the smell.
Posts by Alex Reshanov
Physiologically and evolutionarily, the hoatzin is a fascinating bird. Just hold your nose when you’re near it.
The brain mushroom is that rare species with the distinction of being both edible and poisonous.
It’s the insect star of The Silence of the Lambs.
You call them starfish? They’re brilliant by any name.
Don’t call the Portuguese Man o’ War a jellyfish. And don’t get near its stinging tentacles, even if it’s dead.
Stores are full of probiotic products, but are we any closer to understanding if and how they work?
The Bhut Jolokia – or ghost pepper – hottest naturally-occurring pepper on earth.
Humans aren’t the only species that farms, they’re not even the first.
Let go of your aversion to slimy animals and embrace the eel appeal.