Biological Sciences

NUMAZU, JAPAN - JANUARY 21: In this handout picture released by Awashima Marine Park, a 1.6 meter long Frill shark swims in a tank after being found by a fisherman at a bay in Numazu, on January 21, 2007 in Numazu, Japan. The frill shark, also known as a Frilled shark usually lives in waters of a depth of 600 meters and so it is very rare that this shark is found alive at sea-level. It's body shape and the number of gill are similar to fossils of sharks which lived 350,000,000 years ago. (Photo by Awashima Marine Park/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: A model walks the runway at the Namilia fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 3, Skylight Clarkson Sq on September 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For NYFW: The Shows)

There Were A Lot Of Vulvas Showing At This New York Fashion Week Show

Fashion is all about freeing the nipple, so it was only a matter of time before it started freeing the vulva, too. Namilia is a Berlin-based design house helmed by Nan Li and Emilia Pfohl, and its lat...
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 27: Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

10 Extraordinary Animal Rescues In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Harvey

All creatures great and small are being saved from the devastating fallout of Hurricane Harvey. As well as helping more than 13,000 people to safety, rescuers across Texas have also plucked a plethora...
SAUSALITO, CA - APRIL 20: An Elephant Seal pup sits in a pool at the Marine Mammal Center on April 20, 2017 in Sausalito, California. The Marine Mammal center has seen a surge in orphaned and injured Elephant Seal pups following heavy storm activity and rough surf that could have swept the young seals away from their mothers. The Marine Mammal Center currently has 113 elephant seals in rehabilitation compared to 100 this time last year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Dead Seabirds, Sea Lions Wash Up In Southern California

Something disturbing has been washing up on Southern California beaches in recent weeks: dead and dying seabirds and marine mammals, numbering in the dozens. California resident Kyle Cory said this we...
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Political commentator/author Ann Coulter speaks onstage at The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe will premiere on September 5, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Airline Stands Up To Abusive Conservative, Becomes Social Media Hero

Delta Air Lines is drawing rave reviews on social media for something it did while on the ground. The airline took to Twitter on Sunday to defend itself after being bashed by Ann Coulter for allegedly...
A farmer shows wheat crop damaged by unseasonal rains in his wheat field at Sisola Khurd village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 24, 2015. To match Insight INDIA-MODI/ Picture taken March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Wheat Harvests Suffering From Extreme Weather Are About To Get Worse

Extreme flooding and droughts take a major toll on the global supply of wheat, accounting for about 40 percent of the fluctuations in annual yields, a recent study has found. The research gives new we...