Parasites are Destroying the Beaks of Darwins Famous…

A Galapagos Finch. (Credit: Ryan M. Bolton/Shutterstock)Nearly 200 years ago Charles Darwin voyaged to the Galapagos islands and began to formulate his theory of evolution — largely thanks to his observations of how finches’ beaks…

Propellers, Waves, and Gaps: Cassini’s Last Looks at…

Cassini’s view of Saturn on January 2, 2010. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)Since Cassini plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere in 2017, ending its 13-year mission, scientists have continued to comb through the rich store of data it…

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Maybe to Help…

(Credit: Ehrman Photographic/Shutterstock)(Inside Science) — A gangrene-inducing bite in Africa, 40 years of curiosity, and backyard experiments her daughters still complain about have all come together to tell Alison Cobb one thing: Stripes help zebras keep…

The Milky Way Has Battle Scars from Colliding…

Our Milky Way, shown here in an artist’s concept, has strange “ripples” in its outlying regions. New research indicates those ripples were caused by a collision with a dwarf galaxy called Antlia 2. (Credit: ESA)The…

Trump and Biden court older women demographic with…

Who do the ladies love the most? Trump and Biden are hoping it's them. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has been pouring money into Facebook ads, particularly those targeting older women, according to Facebook data recently…