Spider silk is no longer the strongest known biological material, since that distinction now goes to the teeth of a rather unimposing marine creature.
If an asteroid strikes or a nuclear winter ensues, survivors could live on at least 10 foods that in some cases may seem gross but are all nutritious.
Cuter than you might imagine, but just as slow as you think, these critters know how to pace themselves.
Among the latest species called out by an international committee of taxonomists are skeleton shrimp and snails you can see through.
Snails, one of France's signature dishes, could be off the menu if the country fails to stem an invasion by a slimy worm.
Israeli researchers have identified 2000-year-old fabrics that were dyed using one of the most expensive materials in antiquity -- a snail.
This week we hit a few of the hot-button issues that really get our readers talking -- and angry.