Articles by

Darren Incorvaia

A malaria drug could be used to treat PCOS, a common hormone disorder

A common antimalarial drug could also be used to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome, an endocrine disorder that...

A new gel stops mice from getting too drunk

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stave off the miserable effects from a night out drinking...

Getting wild mosquitoes back to the lab alive takes a custom backpack

This backpack isn’t typical hiking gear. Look inside and instead of water and snacks, you’ll see swarms...

This orangutan used a medicinal plant on his face wound

With their bright eyes and prominent beards and mustaches, it’s easy to see how orangutans got...

Hibernating bumblebee queens have a superpower: Surviving for days underwater

It’s not easy being a queen — a bumblebee queen, that is. To start her colony in...

By fluttering its wings, this bird uses body language to tell its mate ‘after you’

Be it an arched eyebrow, a shaken head or a raised finger, humans wordlessly communicate complex ideas...

A decades-old mystery has been solved with the help of newfound bee species

In 1965, renowned bee biologist Charles Michener described a new species of masked bee from “an entirely...

On hot summer days, this thistle is somehow cool to the touch

In the mountains of southern Spain, one type of thistle plant seems to have built-in air conditioning....