Sep. 08, 2014

Picture of the Week: ‘Sequined’ Spider

by Becca Cudmore

This spider, likely a member of the Thwaitesia genus, was photographed in Singapore.

spider, mirror spider, sequined spider
Aug. 19, 2014

10 Questions for Biruté Mary Galdikas, Orangutan Expert

by Becca Cudmore

The primatologist chats about her adventures with the red ape, her affinity for the forest, and her advice to budding conservationists.

Aug. 04, 2014

Picture of the Week: Mating Pandemonium in African Forest Elephants

by Becca Cudmore

A researcher uses thermal imaging to study elephant mating behavior.

elephants, thermal imaging, peter wrege, cornell elephant listening project
Jul. 30, 2014

What 'Dune' Art Says About Life on Earth

by Becca Cudmore

John Schoenherr's extraterrestrial illustrations piqued the curiosity of a well-known science journalist: Carl Zimmer.

dune, john Schoenherr, carl zimmer
Jul. 29, 2014

Picture of the Week: Galaxy Bonanza

by Becca Cudmore

Hubble's most recent photograph of the universe reveals more than 10,000 galaxies, including young ultraviolet ones.

hubble, space, starlight, ultraviolet, infrared, stars, galaxy, galaxies
Jul. 14, 2014

Picture of the Week: Harlequin Bug Eggs

by Becca Cudmore

These tiny black-and-white cylinders each host a life-sucking insect.

stink bug, stinkbug, harlequin bug, insect, toxic, camouflage, glucosinolates
Jun. 19, 2014

Chinook Salmon Could Make Splashy Return

by Becca Cudmore

Some scientists predict that record numbers of fall Chinook will return to the Columbia River Basin this year.

salmon, chinook, fall chinook, bounty, pacific northwest, oregon

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