NPR | May 17, 2013 8:26 a.m.
In 1740 they dared to ask, is sex necessary? It isn't, said an aphid.
NPR | May 16, 2013 10:26 a.m.
Bees could build their honeycomb from squares or triangles. But they always choose hexagons. Why?
NPR | May 16, 2013 10:13 a.m.
Mosquitoes infected with malaria find humans even more attractive than bugs free of the parasite.
NPR | May 15, 2013 4:39 p.m.
The global catch is changing as fish move toward the poles to stay in cooler waters.
NPR | May 14, 2013 5:19 p.m.
The lucrative Asian market for rhino horn means poachers can pay for weapons and inside information.
NPR | May 14, 2013 2:42 p.m.
Many believe that wildly expensive ground rhino horn can cure everything from hangovers to cancer.
NPR | May 12, 2013 3:51 p.m.
A group in Plympton, Mass., is breeding honeybees to make them more climate- and disease-resistant.
NPR | May 12, 2013 3:55 a.m.
NPR's Frank Langfitt and Gregory Warner have teamed up for a series about how myth and money are driving extraordinary slaughter of rhinos. They talk with host Rachel Martin about the issue, which has repercussions from the African continent all the way to Asia.
NPR | May 11, 2013 8:37 a.m.
To track how elephants were faring, a conservationist in the 1980s started to count their poop.
NPR | May 09, 2013 7:07 a.m.
What happens when you put a male moth in the driver's seat of a robot, then blow pheromones at it?