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Bumblebees Use One Specific Pitch To Make Flowers Open Up

Bumblebees Use One Specific Pitch To Make Flowers Open Up

Bumblebees buzz in middle C to make flowers release their pollen.
Oldest Wild Bird In The World Has A Baby At Age 66

Oldest Wild Bird In The World Has A Baby At Age 66

Wisdom and her lifelong mate, Akeakamai, return to the Midway Atoll to lay an egg every year.
What Your Favorite Foods Look Like Before Harvest And Processing

What Your Favorite Foods Look Like Before Harvest And Processing

From bananas to coffee to chocolate, you'd never guess what some of your favorite foods look like while still in plant form.
Chicago Aquarium Writes 1,000-Word Obituary for 100-Year-Old Fish

Chicago Aquarium Writes 1,000-Word Obituary for 100-Year-Old Fish

Granddad the lungflish first arrived in Chicago in 1933. Since then, he's been seen by as many as 104 million Shedd Aquarium visitors.
New Discovery Shows Humans’ Earliest Ancestor Was A Tiny, Anus-Less Mouth

New Discovery Shows Humans’ Earliest Ancestor Was A Tiny, Anus-Less Mouth

The fossil is about 540 million years old.
How Trees “Talk” To One Another

How Trees “Talk” To One Another

Trees form complex relationships with one another to survive β€” and may offer lessons for us on how we can do the same.
Trump Green Lights Keystone XL and Dakota Access Oil Pipelines

Trump Green Lights Keystone XL and Dakota Access Oil Pipelines

With a few pen strokes, Donald Trump has signaled that the controversial projects will resume.
What We Loved This Week, Jan. 8 – 14

What We Loved This Week, Jan. 8 – 14

The Titanic's wreckage, surreal landscape photography, crime in Caracas, WWII's female pilots, century-old Native American masks.
This Bee-Decapitating Hornet Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

This Bee-Decapitating Hornet Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

A literally heartless hornet that can sting you repeatedly and land you in the hospital? It's not a nightmare β€” it's real.
What We Loved This Week, Dec. 4 – 10

What We Loved This Week, Dec. 4 – 10

One of Brazil's last uncontacted tribes, gangs of pre-gentrification Brooklyn, Nat Geo photos of the year, Ohio's forgotten class, New York during the Great Depression.
Pigeons in Barcelona Are Going On The Pill

Pigeons in Barcelona Are Going On The Pill

Barcelona will be the first large city to put pigeons on the pill.