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We Need Insects More Than They Need Us

Inside the world of plastic-eating worms, dung-rolling beetles, and agricultural ants..

What Is the Human Microbiome, Exactly?

The Case for Eating Jellyfish

Why It Pays to Play Around

Play is so important that nature invented it long before it invented us.

Evolution Is Really Not That Into Sex

Plants and animals have reproduced without sex for eons. So why did nature bother?

Are Animal Experiments Justified?

A neuroscientist confronts his anguish over experimenting on animals.

Tantalizing Creatures with Male and Female Genes

Gyandromorphs overturn traditional theories of sexual development.