Leopard v Zebra

Leopards rely on getting as close to their prey as possible. Sometimes stalking their prey for hours before launching a high speed ambush.


Timelapse of swarming monster worms and sea stars

Three-foot nemertean worms and carnivorous sea stars prowl the Antarctic in search of flesh.


Meerkat Magic

Some of the magic moment of filming meerkats for the BBC’s Planet Earth Live.


Meet a flavour creator

Willy Wonka novelty lab or just a little disturbing?


Technology meets fashion

This is what happens when fashion and technology come together — a look at the DVF Spring 2013 show through the eyes of the models, the designers and Diane von Furstenberg herself. All…

7,000 aircraft at any given time flying over the US sky. Image: Federal Aviation Administration

Air traffic worldwide

When you look up to the sky remember that at any given time there are between 9,000 and 13,000 aircraft in the air (according to the US Federal Aviation Agency, there are at…


Birth of a planet

Researchers use 3D models to better our understanding of how planets are formed. 


Dancing chromatophores

Music has the ability to get these pigmented cephalopod cells moving to the beat.


Colour-changing robot inspired by octopus

The cephalopod’s impressive camouflage led scientists to create a rubbery new robot.


Snake disease decoded

Three snakes have helped researchers decode a mysterious disease.

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