Meet the newest known moon of Neptune loading...
Meet the newest known moon of Neptune
The wee world, named after a mythical sea creature, has a surprisingly brutal past.
New tiny tyrannosaur helps show how T. rex got big loading...
New tiny tyrannosaur helps show how T. rex got big
The gangly predator fills in a crucial gap in our understanding of how tyrannosaurs came to dominate during the Cretaceous.
These are the photos our 100 million Instagram followers liked most loading...
These are the photos our 100 million Instagram followers liked most
We've posted nearly 20,000 photos. These are the stories you connected with.
See the giant ‘sea worm’ filmed off the coast of New Zealand loading...
See the giant ‘sea worm’ filmed off the coast of New Zealand
Sea squirt. Fire body. Cockroach of the sea. These bizarre, glowing creatures can measure 8 metres or longer.
How sea snakes, surrounded by salt water, quench their thirst loading...
How sea snakes, surrounded by salt water, quench their thirst
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Such is the lot in life for thirsty sea snakes—and yet they’ve found a way to thrive.
Moon photos from the 1960s were developed in space—here's how loading...
Moon photos from the 1960s were developed in space—here's how
To find safe places for Apollo astronauts to land, NASA designed five survey satellites carrying classified defence technology.
Megalodon is definitely extinct—and great white sharks may be to blame loading...
Megalodon is definitely extinct—and great white sharks may be to blame
New analysis of the ancient behemoths suggests they disappeared a million years earlier than thought, raising questions about what led to their demise.
New 'astonishing' tarantula has strange horn on its back loading...
New 'astonishing' tarantula has strange horn on its back
Discovered in a little-studied part of Angola, the arachnid ambushes its prey at night.
Nature makes you better loading...
Nature makes you better
Five countries heeding the call of the wild.
Books that will make you fall in love with the world loading...
Books that will make you fall in love with the world
These travel reads inspire serious wanderlust.
These animals are truly one of a kind loading...
These animals are truly one of a kind
Aardvarks, aye-ayes, and humans are among the species with no close living relatives.
Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years loading...
Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years
The extremely rare female cat has melanism, a condition in which the body produces an excess of pigment.

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