Even the beeswax used in seals is rich with data about the past, including the flowers that grew in that region year to year
“There’s nothing in the taste that tells you what you are eating is about to kill you.”
By putting black-and-white coats on horses, a new study shows that the pattern discourages biting flies from landing.
Even to the most powerful telescopes, little Hippocamp appears only as a fuzzy dot in photos.
The Green New Deal’s mastermind is a precocious New Yorker with big ambitions. Sound familiar?
Claims that insects will disappear within a century are absurd, but the reality isn’t reassuring either.
Some scientists think the Kabwe skull could be an evolutionary link between humans and Neanderthals. It hasn’t left the U.K. in nearly a century.
Before Thad Roberts stole more than $20 million worth of moon rocks and Martian meteorites, he made me want to reach for the stars.
The space agency will stop trying to contact the Opportunity rover, which was sent to Mars to search for evidence of water.
A new study shows that little teams are more likely to take their research in radically new directions.
What would human civilization look like on a tidally locked world?
A new study finds the climate “twin city” for hundreds of places across the United States.
Even astronauts have to deal with plumbing problems.
In Maine, some see the melting ice to the north as an opportunity.
In a new study, researchers uncovered female programmers who made important but unrecognized contributions to genetics.
What science can tell us about how other creatures experience the world
The singer says she’s a star. But what kind?
Uncommon tongues are more likely to last when young people are actively speaking them.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outlines the fuzzy edges of a new “green dream.”
An appetite-suppressing drug makes them act as if they’ve already feasted on blood.
A pair of two-foot-long spines, running down the neck of Bajadasaurus, might have presented a “disturbing fence” to lurking predators.
Only a tiny difference separates docile workers from those that can dethrone a queen.