The pregnant ocean predator from the Jurassic is the largest of her kind.
Harvard's famed collection of Glass Flowers counts over 4,000 models—and one conservator is making sure their timeless beauty endures for another century to come.
The Mahajanga Basin produces yet another evolutionary weirdo.
Max Alexander turns Shetland wool into scientifically accurate depictions of various moth species.
The amber mines of northern Myanmar produce yet another amazing time capsule to the past.
As conservators pick an object apart, what lies inside can be another gem all its own.
Watch conservators restore a vandalized Rothko, submerge a Dickens manuscript in water, and preserve Lonesome George—the iconic Galapagos tortoise—for generations to come.
Meet Strychnos electri, an ancient relative of most all of the vegetables we know and love. Also: deadly poison.
Lacewings may be dead ringers for modern butterflies, but that doesn’t mean they have strong family ties.
Wire octopi, seaweed turtles, and more come alive in the work of the self-taught sculptor.
Woolly mammoth bones peg our arrival at about 45,000 years ago.