microbes

The Scoop on Termite Poop: Five Cool Facts

By Rachel Kaufman As long as they’re in someone else’s house, termites are rather fascinating creatures. The social insects live in colonies, like bees or ants, and build large nests that can stretch 300 feet (91 meters) across. There are ...

The Scoop on Termite Poop: Five Cool Facts

By Rachel Kaufman As long as they’re in someone else’s house, termites are rather fascinating creatures. The social insects live in colonies, like bees or ants, and build large nests that can stretch 300 feet (91 meters) across. There are ...

5 Extreme Life-Forms That Live on the Edge

By Liz Langley We humans think we’re pretty hot stuff—but that depends on what you’re measuring. When it comes to enduring harsh conditions, for example, there are creatures in this world that make us look like a ...