Yes, but it didn’t act alone.
Emphasizing the way scientific findings play out in people’s everyday lives could help.
A vacation spot in northwestern India bills itself as one of the best places in the country to see the Milky Way.
It’s the first time RNA interference will be used to kill insect pests.
The spread that’s poisonous to a growing number of people also is the basis of a medical therapy that saves the lives of millions of children.
By searching the church's famed family trees, scientists have tracked down a cancer-causing mutation that came west with a pioneer couple—just in time to save the lives of their great-great-great-great grandchildren.
Researchers had to fly a plane through a smoke plume to realize this.
A new study points to a surprising reason for the varied shape of bird eggs—and shows that most eggs aren’t actually egg-shaped.
We want to know how you’re celebrating the celestial event of the summer.
A cautionary tale
New research using Hubble shows these massive, bright objects aligned with their surroundings as far back as 10 billion years ago.
Why hypocrisy bothers us so much, and how politicians can rationalize it anyway
For the cabbage white, sex involves sperm packages of ungodly size, genitals that double as a souped-up stomach, and an unexpected set of chewing jaws.
A big question
Telepathy, echolocation, and the future of perception
Worrying about social status is a surprisingly good motivator for people to go green.
One scientist’s solution to drug-resistant bacteria
Their bodies pile up by the hundreds, nourishing the Serengeti—and contributing to the circle of life.
With help from bacteria, these shellfish can thrive on volcanoes made of asphalt.
Anxiety over “wind-turbine syndrome” stems from a decades-old misunderstanding of inaudible noise.
Ancient DNA from 209 cats over 9,000 years tell the story of their dispersal.