The dust is settling on the 2018 midterms—and no plan to fight global warming has emerged unscathed.
Thanks to the compounds used to protect precious flowers, antifungal resistance is here—and it could be just as dangerous to humans as antibiotic resistance.
Despite vast increases in the time and money spent on research, progress is barely keeping pace with the past. What went wrong?
The Apollo 8 astronauts tell the life-changing story behind Earthrise.
Scientists have pinpointed a molecule that accelerates the evolution of drug-resistant microbes. Now they’re trying to find a way to block it.
A planet more than three times the mass of Earth may be orbiting in a star system long thought to be barren.
Contrary to popular belief, they weren’t exceptionally prone to head injuries, and certainly no more so than early humans.
Weeks ago, Super Typhoon Yutu devastated the Northern Mariana Islands, which are home to tens of thousands of Americans. Mainland outlets paid little attention.
“The fire, to me—it’s like an ocean. It’s so strong that we don’t really stand a chance of doing much to it.”
More and more companies are selling DNA-test kits for pets.
Two fires have left 31 people dead in the state. But even insurance companies think blazes will be bigger in just a few decades.
A very short book excerpt
The study of human bones complicates a strict binary definition of sex.
How politics and azaleas gave rise to a modern understanding of the environment
A recent launch failure presented an unsettling possibility for humankind’s home above Earth.
Congressional lawmakers, including Republicans, were skeptical of the idea long before the midterms.
Experts say that key EPA proposals would meddle with the research process and endanger decades of protective health rules.
H2O is older than the sun, and could play a key role in helping planets grow.
Two genetic studies show how the first Native Americans spread through their new continent with incredible speed.
The next Congress will be missing a few longtime advocates of exploration.
In the 1930s, saltwater was shipped by rail. Since then, things have gotten more high-tech.
Almost 20 Republican House members who seemed to care about climate change failed to win reelection.