The ageing process in the human body is the sum of various symptoms, each of which can affect living cells.
In the natural world, biological codes play an important evolutionary role in ensuring that animals communicate honestly – and continue to survive.
The natural world is full of examples of mimicry, whereby animals adapt or change their appearance in order to deceive nearby threats.
Edith and Frederic Clements were early pioneers in ecology and the holistic approach to nature – yet their work has not been fully appreciated until recently.
Author and naturalist Jacek Karczewski talks about the sexual habits of birds, their symbolism in Europe, and why we must strive to describe animals in empathetic terms.
An expert in neuroscience talks about what memory is, whether we can train it, and if we might be able to read other people’s thoughts in the future.
The biology of other species—their elaborate ornamentation, coloration, range of vision—suggests that it is not only humans who are capable of delighting in nature’s aesthetic pleasures.
Rather than shrinking in the cold, the animal inhabitants of polar seas tend to be much larger than their temperate relations. Why might this be?
Popular science writer Carl Zimmer talks about the multitude of ways in which we can define life and death, and what this means for us.
From free jazz to Bach, both music therapy and self-directed listening can have multiple health benefits for the human brain and mind.