Wild Things, Science News Explores

A panda stands out at the zoo but blends in the wild: A panda may stand out among bamboo at the zoo, but in the wild, its black-and-white coloring camouflages it from predators (with artist JoAnna Wendel)

Cockatoos learn from each other how to open garbage bins: The bin-opening behavior is an example of social learning. It’s also the basis of a foraging culture (with artist JoAnna Wendel)

How bees play telephone to form a swarm: Honeybees use pheromones and flapping wings to tell each other where to find the queen (with artist JoAnna Wendel)

In Science We Trust, TinyView Comics

The Story of Grace Hopper: Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, she was a pioneer of computer programming who invented one of the first linkers (with artist Jack Richardson)

The Story of Florence Nightingale: Often called the “the Lady with the Lamp,” Florence Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing (with artist Jack Richardson)

The Story of Rosalind Franklin: Rosalind Franklin was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer whose work was central to the understanding of the molecular structure of DNA (with artist Gerardo Alba)

The Story of Stephen Hawking: Stephen William Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author (with artist Jack Richardson)