This is the first time the process has been seen in a living organism, and it could one day be used in medicine or for pulling microplastics out of the ocean.
The lobster's unusual color is likely the result of a genetic mutation.
On December 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade's viability standard.
Great white sharks don't chew their food—instead, they usually rip off large chunks of flesh from their prey and swallow them whole.
Reacting to bad odors quickly helps us in nature by allowing us to avoid potential threats.
Research proposed to a U.S. defense agency by EcoHealth Alliance, which would have involved the Wuhan Institute of Virology, has emerged amid the COVID lab leak debate.
"In 12 years of working on the Eyre Peninsula, I've never seen a young shark come ashore," researcher Dirk Holman told Newsweek.
The spectacular videos were selected as winning entries in Nikon's 11th annual "Small World in Motion" microphotography competition.
"Our study serves as a vivid reminder that other cryptic carnivores may yet remain to be discovered," noted the researchers behind the discovery.
Newsweek spoke to Joshua Zeman, director of "The Loneliest Whale," about his quest to track down the enigmatic 52-hertz whale.
Experts have uncovered new insights into the biological mechanisms that helps these animals survive and thrive in extreme conditions.
"The results from our research have major implications for the field of plastic sustainability and demonstrate the power of synthetic biology to address real-world challenges," said the study's first author Joanna Sadler.
The cicadas that have emerged in parts of the eastern United States and Midwest in 2021 are referred to collectively as "Brood X."
The conservationist and Animal Planet host is publishing a book about his run-ins with dangerous creatures—and people.
"My Octopus Teacher" directors speak about the movie and the unique octopus living in a kelp forest off the coast of South Africa.
The psychoactive fungus, known as Massospora cicadina, contains an active ingredient that is also found in magic mushrooms.
Jeff Herge from Herndon, Virginia, said he was excited about the emergence of the cicadas in overwhelming numbers.
Periodical cicadas burst from the ground every 13 or 17 years.
"Secrets of the Whales," produced by James Cameron and narrated by Sigourney Weaver, was filmed over three years in two dozen locations.
Intriguingly, researchers found that males of the species have "quite large" genitalia relative to their tiny size.
"It was absolutely amazing to see something so dramatic and intense in person," said 27-year-old Haydn Thomason.
Researchers say this is first known case of the phenomenon in the animals.
Megalodon was the largest shark ever to have lived, potentially growing up to around 60 feet in length.
Scientists found that the males would first bite the females on the legs before mating.
Experts are concerned that the hornets could decimate honeybee hives on the continent.
Black widows are widely considered to be the most venomous spiders in North America and can live for up to three years,
Research into the attacks, which took place in the Baltic Sea over three months in 2016, is still ongoing.
The animals contain a fluorescent substance which absorbs harmful ultraviolet radiation and emits harmless blue light.