Why Would Anyone Get a Fecal Transplant? Watch a Brother and Sister Explain
It isn't very often that a medical procedure inspires a patient-advocacy movement, let alone an Internet fan club. Especially not a procedur
Root Fungi Can Turn Pine Trees Into Carnivores — or at Least Accomplices...
Springtails are little leaping insects far too small to catch the notice of the naked human eye. But with a little magnification, some of th
Dying Trees Can Send Food to Neighbors of Different Species Via ‘Wood-Wi...
No tree is an island, and no place is this truer than the forest. Hidden beneath the soil of the forest understory is a labyrinth of ...
Ahoy! Thar Be a New Seadragon in the Briny Deep | The Artful Amoeba, Sci...
As fabulous, fantastical gems of evolution go, seadragons are hard to beat. The weedy seadgragon:
What on Earth Made These Perfect Fossil Rings? | The Artful Amoeba, Scie...
See these annular structures? They are 492 million years old and come from Wisconsin. Here are some more. Was there a severe shortage of bee
Hot Cocoa Mix Has the Same Stuff Your iPhone's Screen Is Made Of | WIRED
When used in your phone, this compound helps improve the strength of your screen; in hot cocoa, it traps moisture in its molecular pores, en
To Bean Or Not To Bean: Jumping Into The Chili Debate
With beans or without beans, that is the question when it comes to chili. Rival chili cooks are as passionate about beans as rival makers of
Two-Billion-Year-Old Fossils Reveal Strange and Puzzling Forms | The Art...
To a human, two billion years is an unfathomable interval. But that, a team of European, Gabonese, and American scientists now say, is how l
Ocean Giants (Actual Size) | The Artful Amoeba, Scientific American Blog...
Just how big is a giant squid? Not quite as big, perhaps, as you might think. This fabulous new graphic from the Deep Sea News crew ...
Deepest Fish Features Angel Wings, Tentacles and Amazing Ability to Perf...
There comes a depth at which even fish struggle to survive the titanic pressure. But that depth is only found at the few places on Earth ...
Wonderful Things: Ferns Eject Their Spores with Medieval-Style Catapults...
Author’s note: This is the latest post in the Wonderful Things series. You can read more about this series here. One of the more under-appre
13 Holiday Gifts That'll Delight Your Favorite Science Nerd | WIRED
From a pyrotechnics chemistry kit to a DIY submersible, here is our holiday wish-list for science nerds.
Americans May Be More at Risk from Deadly Heart Parasite Than Realized |...
The kissing bug may have the most misleadingly cute name in entomology. It bites, rather than smooches, its victims around the mouth or face
Origin of Mysterious Portuguese Mathematical and Geographical Tiles Reve...
A few months ago I wrote about some mystifying mathematical and geographic tiles I encountered at the National Tile Museum in Lisbon, Portug