Feeding cows a few ounces of seaweed daily could sharply reduce their contribution to climate change
Cow burps and farts are no joke – they're a big factor in climate change. A new study shows that daily seaweed supplements could tame this major methane source while saving ranchers money.
March 17, 2021 • ~9 min
The natural song of the regent honeyeater has essentially "disappeared" in 12% of the population.
March 17, 2021 • ~3 min
C. elegans compares the ratio of wavelengths in its environment to avoid dangerous bacteria that secrete colorful toxins.
March 4, 2021 • ~7 min
The noise from the lungs drowns out other species' calls, letting the females hear potential mates.
March 4, 2021 • ~5 min
A marine version of the Stanford marshmallow experiment helped show cuttlefish can delay gratification.
March 3, 2021 • ~7 min
Arctic foxes have a few special talents that help them sneak up on unseen prey and pounce.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
Dogs are more in tune with human social cues than cats.
Feb. 19, 2021 • ~5 min
Nearly 700 species of flightless mammal could be barred entry to cooler habitats due to national borders by 2070.
Feb. 15, 2021 • ~7 min
The pigs used a joystick to move a cursor for rewards.
Feb. 11, 2021 • ~5 min