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It's Time to Embrace the Hive Mind

From The Borg in Star Trek to the bugs in Empire of the Ants, sci-fi is full of sinister hive minds. But is that scary reputation justified?

There Really is Life on Mars (That We Sent There)

You know what we don’t talk about enough? Martians. I don’t mean little green men — I’m talking about real live organisms that we know currently exist on the red planet.

5 Real-Life Creatures That Could Inspire Science Fiction

You only need to step into nature to find thousands of bizarre life forms.

Let’s Set the Record Straight About Endangered Bees and Colony Collapse Disorder

Here's the good news: our honeybees aren't really in trouble. The bad news: we've got far bigger problems to worry about.

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