The designs seemingly stretch the limits of science.
The Antarctic midge spends more than half its life frozen. A better understanding of how it does so could have implications for human health.
About 1,100 years ago, a major earthquake rocked Puget Sound, suddenly shooting what is now Restoration Point on Bainbridge Island up about 23 feet while Seattle's West Point sunk more than three feet. The quake, which would likely have had a magnitude greater than 7.5, rattled along the Seattle Fault Zone, a several-mile-wide fault that runs east-west, from Issaquah to Hood Canal, passing through the stadiums and Alki on its way.
"Insect Allies" exploits the latest in CRISPR gene editing to help imperiled crops, but critics fear such technology could evolve into a biological weapon.
Researchers have compared the reactions of elephants in Africa and Asia to bee swarms, in efforts at protecting the endangered animals from angered farmers or poachers.