The armor might help leafcutter ants defend the valuable fungus they grow for food.
Scientists can identify plants by the light they reflect.
Fossils dating more than about 540 million years old are extremely rare. That's why a newly discovered ancient deposit is so valuable.
Study suggests parts of the animals' backs and legs fused together to form wings.
Some evidence suggests that foxes may be trying to domesticate themselves.
New discovery could help scientists unearth more ancient microbial fossils and shed light on some big questions about early life on Earth.
Hummingbirds can distinguish blends of color that we see as ordinary hues.
Prehistoric remains also reveal signs of a particularly large predator.
A mysterious video shows worms fighting and dancing the "jitterbug."