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Melanie Lambrick

The Worst Animal in the World

Every year, as many as 400 million people are infected with life-threatening diseases by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. It wasn’t always so dangerous.

An illustration of a mass of worms beneath a forest.
Myriam Wares

Cancel Earthworms

The “crazy worms” remaking forests aren’t your friendly neighborhood garden worms. Then again, those aren’t so great either.

Researchers bore deep into the rocks of the Earth.
Zoë van Dijk

Meet the Endoterrestrials

They live thousands of feet below the Earth’s surface. They eat hydrogen and exhale methane. And they may shape our world more profoundly than we can imagine.