The most expensive fungus in the world: a dead caterpillar that sells for 50,000 USD a pound

It’s also known as the “Viagra of the Himalayas”.

8-year-old teased for her love of bugs is the co-author of a scientific paper

Take that, bullies.

Fourteen thousand plant species have been discovered in the Amazon rainforest

This is the first time that anyone has compiled a full list.

That study about larvae eating plastic is full of holes

More research needs to be done.

Some otters learn how to solve problems by observing other otters

Otters are copycats.

Beer wastes are being recycled to make more environmentally friendly beer

It’s like spinning gold from straw.

Lonely microbes become resistant against antibiotics more quickly

Being lonely makes you more desperate.

Dancing keeps the brain young

Just keep on dancing!

A pair of puppies can run and play after been treated for their spina bifida

It could be a cure for humans too!

American “mudbug” crabs have invaded Berlin

A strange sight for Berliners who have been wondering what the large crabs, “lobsters”, and “scorpions” are doing in their city.

Disaster as thousands of Atlantic salmon escape from fish farm on the west coast

Potentially catastrophic for Pacific salmon.

Google researchers are able to perfectly and simply remove watermarks from photographs

They used their power for good, not evil.

Why were there three cows on Antarctica in 1933?

It wasn’t just for the milk…

How alleles make us who we are

It has to do with your parents, and a bit of luck.

Goldfish make alcohol to survive the winter without oxygen

Go home goldfish, you’re drunk.

How old is the oldest tree?

it’s a surprisingly long time.

A trapdoor spider rafted all the way from Africa to Australia

A long way for a little spider.

Using flies to find the animals that live in a tropical forest

Follow the buzz.

Two butterflies thought to be different species are actually the same one

Can you tell by looking at them?

Animal files: Kiwi birds— unique birds

Find out why!