The large crystals, and perhaps life forms within, may be scattered around by a whirlwind that a geologist calls a gravel devil.
It’s actually a clam, it lives on sulfur and researchers have studied a living specimen for the first time.
It is peak season for grunion runs, when the fish race onto shore to mate and leave eggs that will develop under inches of sand.
A new study traces the evolutionary history of ants throughout the Americas that cultivate fungus to feed themselves in underground chambers.
While studying an artificial reef made from a sunken ship, researchers found a mollusk that may never have been seen before. It could threaten coral in the Florida Keys.
Scientists know that dolphins eat octopus, but until now they had not documented how they managed to eat such a dangerous meal.
Two researchers discovered that established knowledge about how glass frogs cared for their eggs was wrong.
Hundreds of pine trees outside of Gryfino, Poland, have a strange bend, and all point to the north. No one knows for certain why.
The expeditions of William Beebe and his coed Department of Tropical Research are remembered at an upcoming show at The Drawing Center in New York.
The Platte River in Nebraska is an important layover for hundreds of thousands of the birds as they head toward their summer homes.