The bulk of biological research is centered on a handful of species. Are we missing a huge chunk of interesting biology?
New insights from neuroscience — aided by a small zoo’s worth of dancing animals — are revealing the biological origins of rhythm.
The biologist Joan Strassmann discusses cooperation in social insects, how amoebas can teach us about competition, and why the definition of “organism” needs an overhaul.
In this 3-minute video, David Kaplan explores why a simple definition of species is hard to come by.