How do acorn worms begin their lives? As swimming heads.

A robot inspired by a high-jumping primate is reaching new heights.

Environmental DNA in seawater points toward a new future of monitoring fish populations and their movements.

This week's new species include three new salamanders and two new lizards—all small and from the Americas.

In many cases, natural wildfires help forest ecosystems.

After 15 years of work, an international governing body has created the world's largest marine protected area.

Bioluminescent zooplankton light up the seas for the Arctic food web.

Could Frankenstein’s monster have caused human extinction?

A leggy millipede found in Sequoia National Park, a crab discovered inside of a mussel, and a Denali bumblebee.

As we approach Halloween, we revisit recent tales about spooky bats.