Frog Eats Beetle. Beetle Crawls Through Guts to Escape

The nice thing about being a frog is that you don’t have to chew your food—just…

What Poetry Means for Doctors and Patients During a Pandemic

When Rafael Campo took over as poetry editor at The Journal of the American Medical Association…

SpaceX Brings Astronauts Home Safely in a Historic First

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley safely splashed down in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule…

Archaeologists Have Found the Source of Stonehenge’s Boulders

The huge slabs of stone that make up the most iconic structures at Stonehenge came from…

Why Are Plants Green? The Answer Might Work on Any Planet

From large trees in the Amazon jungle to houseplants to seaweed in the ocean, green is…

What Can Ants and Bees Teach Us About Containing Disease?

This story originally appeared on Undark and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Given that…

What is Crispr Gene Editing? The Complete WIRED Guide

Before long, DuPont bought the Danish company that Barrangou worked for and began using strains carrying…

The Anglerfish Deleted Its Immune System to Fuse With Its Mate

There are few animals more bizarre than the anglerfish, a species that has so much trouble…

What the Science of Animal Networks Reveals About Protests

The living world turns chaos into order by making large structures out of small units. The…

Covid-19 Data in the US Is an ‘Information Catastrophe’

“If you are lucky enough to work in a large health care system that has a…