The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

World / Science & Health Nov 1, 2019

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorizing neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real ... or could they? There are, in fact, a growing number of documented examples in the animal kingdom of parasites that change their hosts' behavior — and ...

Blind beetle species named after Greta Thunberg

World / Offbeat Oct 26, 2019

Blind beetle species named after Greta Thunberg

Britain's Natural History Museum on Friday named a tiny, blind and wingless beetle after climate activist Greta Thunberg. The honey-colored insect, measuring less than 1 millimeter, was discovered in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi in the 1960s. But it apparently remained nameless until the venerable London ...