The Wild World of Threats
Animals, including us, evolved to bluster and bluff at their peril.
Plants Fight for Their Lives
As arable land disappears, a genetic tweak might secure the world’s food supply.
The Attack of Zombie Science
They look like scientific papers. But they’re distorting and killing science.
E.O. Wilson Saw the World in a Wholly New Way
“Did you like the grenade I tossed in their midst?” the biologist asked me.
A Lab of Her Own
In her bedroom during WWII, she discovered how the nervous system is wired.
The Man Who Seduced the World with Whale Songs
Roger Payne sparked the anti-whaling movement. He’s not done yet.
How “My Octopus Teacher” Defied Convention
Craig Foster reflects on a relationship that changed his connection to the natural world.
Twilight of the Nautilus
What the scientist who has studied the iconic sea creature for 45 years now sees.
The Incredible Fig
The fig is an ecological marvel. Although you may never want to eat one again.
Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See
It’s time to retire the hierarchical classification of living things.