Natural preservatives are more effective and healthy than artificial preservatives

It’s a win-win!

Tiny phytoplankton may be able to change the weather

Strength in numbers.

New pesticide found to be as harmful to bumblebees as used pesticides

We need a better solution.

Lizards can only regrow imperfect tails due to faulty stem cells

Scientists couldn’t make head or tail of it before.

Flowers have likely been producing heavenly scents for millions of years

Would you care for some eau d’Dinosaur?

Bermuda fireworms glow in a one-of-a-kind way

Glow your own way.

Annual killifish get the prize for youngest sexually mature vertebrate

Live fast, die young.

New 3D model treats avalanches as both solid and liquid to get most accurate results

A new way to predict the natural disasters.

Naked mole-rat kings and queens challenge what we know about aging

Having babies actually makes them live longer.

Long-term exposure to sunscreen chemicals disrupts zebrafish embryo development

Sunscreen is good for us, not so good for sea creatures.

CRISPR was used to change a butterfly’s wing color

A switch from brown to yellow.

A “textbook changing” new form of photosynthesis has been discovered

A major discovery!

Platypus hormone could be useful in treating type 2 diabetes

The unique critters also have a special hormone.

A new way to know if you’ll catch the flu

The first flu biomarker.

Restoring forest habitat has filled Missouri forests with birdsong again

A win for restoration!

Why we need sleep– a molecular answer

An explanation for why we feel tired.

Whale sharks are very picky about where they live, which could be bad for their survival

They are only found at about 10 locations in the world.

Dogs like fatty food but cats prefer carbs

The findings could improve pet food.

Aggressive guppies turn their eyes black to warn other fish

Watch out!

Book Review: ‘The Scientist’s Guide to Writing’

Scientific writing doesn’t need to be painful!