The capabilities of flying animals continue to amaze scientists, and explanations challenge their best efforts. Does evolutionary theory help?
Human navigation technology is just catching up to what animals like these can do by instinct.
Meet the animal kingdom’s most stunning navigators — the Arctic tern, homing pigeons, the monarch butterfly, and the desert ant, among others.
Another study of bird migration using geolocators finds fascinating new facts about social interactions during long-distance flights.
From the molecular nanomachines within a tiny cell to the large-scale structure of the universe, design is everywhere to be found.