Audubon — In the 1920s, ornithologist Althea Sherman was horrified to find House Wrens poking holes in the eggs of their neighbors. But is the bird a “demon,” as she claimed?
Bitch — Marthe Gautier discovered the genetic cause of Down’s Syndrome. But a man took credit for her work and continues to today.
Smithsonian — Fictitious animals on 16th and early 17th century maps hint at how people’s perception of the ocean has changed over time
Smithsonian — Cornelia Kavanagh’s sculptures magnify tiny sea butterflies—ocean acidification’s unlikely mascots—hundreds of times
Smithsonian — These delicate and stunning creatures are offering Smithsonian scientists a warning sign for the world’s waters turning more acidic