Time once again for the Moment of Science Word of the Day. Ready? Today's word is: Gametophyte.
Potter's fascination with animals and plants began long before her literary career.
Scientists have found zombie ants in the Brazilian rainforests.
Here is the strange life story of a nearly microscopic organism that eats bacteria in rotting logs and damp earth.
What in the world is a slime mold? Is it an alien?
The best way to avoid anthrax is to stay away from livestock and slaughtered meat in countries where the disease is likely to occur.