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Cockroach vs. Hydraulic Press: Who Wins?

Do cockroaches -- daring, disgusting disease vectors -- have anything at all to offer us?

This Daring Fly Swims in Shimmering Bubble Shield

Covered in a shiny bubble, the alkali fly scuba dives in California's Mono Lake.

This Fly Torpedoes a Bindweed Bee's Nest

A “bee fly” is a freeloader that takes advantage of a bindweed turret bee’s hard work.

This Snail Goes Fishing With a Net Made of Slime

The scaled wormsnail cements its shell to a rock and snags its meals using mucus!

Springtails Do Their Own Stunts

Step right up to see tiny springtails spin through the air with the greatest of ease!

Gecko Grip: It’s Atomic (Really)

Geckos navigate nearly any surface with an electron dance at the atomic scale.

Why Do Snakes Have Forked Tongues?

The snake's forked tongue helps it smell in stereo.

This Mushroom Can Fly

Bird’s nest fungi look just like a tiny bird's nest. But those little eggs have no yolks.

Toad Tongues Slay With Seriously Sticky Spit

How are frogs so amazing at catching bugs? It’s their supersoft tongue and special spit.

How Does the Mussel Grow its Beard?

Mussels create byssal threads to attach themselves to rocks and each other.

Earthworm Love is Cuddly...and Complicated

Earthworms cozy up with a mate inside tubes of slime to make cocoons full of baby worms.

How Hagfish Unleash a Torrent of Slime

What keeps the boneless, jawless hagfish thriving after more than 300 million years? SLIME

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