Articles by

Susan Milius

Sleeping glass frogs hide by storing most of their blood in their liver

As tiny glass frogs fall asleep for the day, they take almost 90 percent of their red...

Long genital spines on male wasps can save their lives

Fending off an attacker by swordplay with two genital spines turns out to be a moderately useful...

Certain young fruit flies’ eyes literally pop out of their head

Body changes at the brink of adulthood can get awkward in humans, but at least our eyes...

Video reveals that springtails are tiny acrobats

It’s not just panic and chance. Some of nature’s extreme self-launchers, the springtails, turn out to be...

Focusing on Asian giant hornets distorts the view of invasive species

Fingers crossed for finding nothing: July marks the main trapping season to check for Asian giant hornets...

The U.S.’s first open-air genetically modified mosquitoes have taken flight

The first genetically modified mosquitoes that will be allowed to fly free outdoors in the United States...

Weather radar shows 30 metric tons of grasshoppers swarmed Las Vegas one night

The dazzling lights of Las Vegas are meant to attract. And on one summer night, they did...

A toxin behind mysterious eagle die-offs may have finally been found

Mysterious deaths of bald eagles, mallards and other lake life in the southeastern United States have puzzled...