Articles by

Jake Buehler

Lithium mining may be putting some flamingos in Chile at risk

Flamingos may be a kind of canary in the coal mine when it comes to warning of...

‘Blastoids’ made of stem cells offer a new way to study fertility

Newly created “blastoids” could give scientists a faster and simpler way to research embryonic development than using...

Some songbirds now migrate east to west. Climate change may play a role

As the chill of autumn encroaches on Siberia’s grasslands, Richard’s pipits usually begin their southward trek to...

Barnacles are famed for not budging. But one species roams its sea turtle hosts

Barnacles aren’t exactly renowned for their athleticism, staying glued in place for much of their lives. But...

Huge numbers of fish-eating jaguars prowl Brazil’s wetlands

In a tract of central Brazilian wetlands, jaguars spend their days wading through chest-deep waters searching for...

The Complex Truth About ‘Junk DNA’

Genomes hold immense quantities of noncoding DNA. Some of it is essential for life, some seems useless,...

How metal-infused jaws give some ants an exceptionally sharp bite

If you’ve ever felt the wrath of a biting or stinging insect, it may seem incredible that...

Fires may have affected up to 85 percent of threatened Amazon species

Much of the Amazon’s biodiversity is under fire — literally. In the last two decades, deforestation and...