Ants plot the position of the sun and memorize their surroundings to navigate

New insights into what makes ants such fantastic navigators.

Mindblowing fact of the day: sharks are older than trees

That’s seriously badass!

Which animals use tools?

Tool use ranges all the way from sponges and toothpicks to sex toys.

Low calorie diet ensures longer and healthier lifespan for monkeys

Researchers just added more weight to the idea that a low-calorie diet extends lifespan.

Newly discovered moth species features Trump hairdo

A tiny moth species has been named Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, becoming the first species to bear the name of the US president elect.

Shark switches from sexual to asexual reproduction

Shark males might become redundant. Just kidding – but this is really groundbreaking.

When you don’t need sex, like these salamanders, you get lazy. And that’s a problem in the face of climate change

Sex is good for more than just procreation.

Elusive ruby dragon seen alive in the wild for the first time

There’s a hidden biodiversity in the sea.

Most ants don’t do much, and that makes the colony more efficient

Maybe it’s time for a vacation.

Killer whales shed light on the mystery of menopause

To this day, menopause remains a puzzling concept.