After a group of worker ants became trapped in a sealed nuclear bunker in Poland, they formed a queen-free "colony" that survived through cannibalism.
A trio of divers off the western coast of Norway had a close encounter with a drifting gelatinous blob — a squid's egg sac as big as an adult human.
Gooey, sticky slime isn't just gross; it's crucial for the survival of a wide variety of animals and plants, many of which are featured in the new book "Believe It or Snot."
The Paris Zoological Park is debuting a new exhibit on 'the blob' — a brainless, single-cell slime mold with incredible problem-solving potential.
Head-bobbing might make pigeons look ridiculous, but there's a practical purpose behind this very strange display.
Trilobites fossilized in Morocco seem to have been buried by a storm as they marched in an orderly queue.
While playing a game, monkeys switched strategies each round, while humans stuck to a set of inefficient rules.
Underwater and airborne cameras recently captured an astounding sight: feeding whales producing bubble nets to trap their prey.
Nope, these cucumbers aren't plants. Sea cucumbers are colorful, squishy sea creatures that live on the ocean floor.
A complex network of skull bones, ligaments and muscles allows a snake to swallow prey with bodies much larger than the sinuous predator's own head.
False memories implanted in the brains of songbirds could explain how the birds learn to sing — and how people learn to talk.
The American pika may look more closely related to a hamster or a guinea pig instead of their rabbit/hare cousins.
Paleontologists discovered the first nearly complete skeleton of an ancient shark belonging to the genus Phoebodus.
Scientists deciphered a key ingredient in tardigrades' arsenal of superpowers, learning how a unique protein in microscopic water bears provides protection from harmful radiation.
A runner in Utah was gored by a bison, and then his date suffered the same fate. Why do bison charge people?
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