Myth bashing: Bears are not ferocious flesh-eaters

Their diet is mostly plant-based!

Which animals use tools?

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

Myth bashing: Are daddy longlegs spiders?

It’s more confusing than it seems.

How honey is made and other sweet facts

Ah, what is sweeter than honey?

10 fascinating facts about animals

Who knew that animals are so different and have such weird biology?!

How to grow food with hydroponics

Ditch the soil for faster growing veggies that use less water.

Why and how do jellyfish sting?

Ready, steady, fire!

The different species of Christmas tree – and how to pick the best one

Tired of needles falling off or too expensive price tags? Here are some trees for you.

How to turn your smartphone into a functional microscope

The whole world is your laboratory.

Venom versus poison: what is the difference?

It’s a matter of life and death!

How in vitro fertilization works: from petri dish to womb

The early life of a test tube baby is rough!

Chinese laws are fuelling animal testing for makeup

Now it’s trickier to know if makeup and hygiene products are cruelty-free.

That’s probably not cod that you are eating

There’s something fishy with your fish!

Hibernation isn’t for the faint of heart

Animals that hibernate undergo extreme drops in their body temperature, heart rate, and metabolism.

The Survivors: Living Fossils That Have Been Around for Hundreds of Millions of Years

These animals lived alongside the dinosaurs.

How environmental DNA is revolutionizing biodiversity research

DNA is everywhere.

Damned Rivers: The Story of Pristine Rivers About to be Shackled for Energy

These rivers are absolutely damned.

Why do onions make you cry?

It’s chemical warfare!

Why do men even have nipples?

If you feel silly for wondering why men have nipples you can feel a bit better knowing that Darwin had the same question.