Finding Nemo Got Clownfish Biology All Wrong

Aside from the fact that fish don’t talk, there are a few other misleading attributes of the characters and plot in the Disney–Pixar film Finding Nemo. To set the record straight, I interviewed animal behaviorists Marian Wong of University of Wollongong, Australia, … Continue reading

A bumblebee killer does not cause population declines. Why is that?

Check out Roadside Science’s new post on the conopid fly, which does to bumblebees basically what the baby alien does to the astronaut lady in the movie Alien, as you can see in this video. Writer Carolyn Beans has a cool … Continue reading