Getting rid of an invasive shrub reduces the number of malaria-spreading mosquitos

Another reason why invasive species can be harmful.

Praying mantises hunt birds all over the world

Luckily, it’s not so common.

The “eelevator” gives migrating eels a ride past obstacles

The lift to save eel lives.

How amber forms — nature’s time capsule

It takes millions of years!

Animal files: Capybaras— the world’s largest rodents

This rodent of unusual size is cute.

The down-low on microplastics

They are everywhere!

A beginner’s guide to naming species in Latin

It doesn’t have to be so complicated.

Why the Great Barrier Reef is dying and why we should care

Hint: it mostly has to do with climate change.

Scientists got an image of a person’s face just by scanning a monkey’s brain

They’ve cracked the code!

Extinct giant tortoise is being revived after an unexpected find

It’s been thought to be completely extinct for 150 years.

Shape changing noodles are the future of pasta

Just add water.

Bats are attracted to green light at night

It could interfere with their migration.

The most realistic peek into a cell ever

What goes on inside?

Celebrities that have secretly published scientific research

Science is cool!

Seaweed is being used to kill invasive ants

It’s safe and environmentally friendly.

Loss of a mate causes birds to make new social connections and strengthen the ones that they already have

Birds of a feather flock together.

Happy (future) World Bee Day!

Celebrate the bees for all that they do for us.

New method can remove small, but dangerous, amounts of chemicals from freshwater

It could remove almost all traces of pesticides, medication, and detergents.

How butterflies have such a beautiful colour

They use the most advanced nanotechnology.

You can name this rescued, one-of-a-kind albino orangutan

She’s raising awareness of the plight of all orangutans.