The natural world is full of beauty, so why do we assume that only humans can perceive it? Perhaps animals are capable of delight, too?
From free jazz to Bach, both music therapy and self-directed listening can have multiple health benefits for the human brain and mind.
Just like among humans, parenting exists in the animal kingdom, too. Whether it constitutes purposeful teaching is still under debate.
The story of land vertebrates begins around 400 million years ago. But was the evolution of fins and then legs really such a great idea?
Plants – fixed to the earth by their roots – move in an entirely different way to humans and animals. What biological mechanisms enable their movement?
Human visual perception blesses us with only a glimpse of the light spectrum – for many animals, the colour world is a true sight to behold.
In light of Netflix’s “My Octopus Teacher” winning the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, a biologist writes about just how clever cephalopods really are.
From post-natal death to hatching out of a mother’s back, the modes of reproduction in the animal world are far more varied than that of humans.
Our biologist-reporter tunes in to an interview with a particle of water, who explains everything we could wish to know about its structure and properties.