What biologists still don't know about bioluminescence

Humans have long been fascinated by organisms that can produce light. Aristotle, who was a scientist as well as a philosopher, wrote the first detailed descriptions of what he called "cold light" more than 2,000 years ago. ...

Image: Bolivian salt lakes from orbit

This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image features salt flats and lakes in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes Mountains.

Baby white sharks prefer being closer to shore, scientists find

Remember #BabyShark? And no, this was not the very catchy song for kids that took the internet by storm. Earlier this year, social media was abuzz with stunning footage of a newborn great white shark, captured by a flying ...

New fossil dolphin identified

University of Otago researchers have formally identified and named a fossil dolphin which they discovered has a unique feeding method.

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