Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science I have a new piece in the New Yorker’s Elements blog about our tendency to underestimate animals that are very different from us, such as sponges and ctenophores.
Whales are extremely shy animals, making it hard to study them in their natural habitat. But a group of marine scientists has managed to record their behaviour up-close by freediving with humpbacks and
Starving young sea lions are washing up on beaches for the third year in a row. SAUSALITO, California—For the third winter in a row, starving sea lion pups are washing ashore on California's beaches. January