“Each degree of warming causes way more fire than the previous degree of warming did. And that’s a really big deal.”
In the coastal rain forests of British Columbia, stolen timber is traded for a quick fix.
Despite what everyone says about the power of modern devices, they’re nowhere near as capable as the landmark early NASA system.
Fifty years ago, Buzz Aldrin wore his Omega Speedmaster Professional on the lunar surface. It’s been an icon—and a bestseller—ever since.
NASA employees and civilians remember the 1969 lunar landing.
For residents, the recent earthquakes are a reminder that the state is always poised on the brink of disaster.
Real-time data from the Apollo 11 astronauts, carefully monitored by Mission Control, capture the frenzied maneuvers that put men on the moon.
“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”
Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong first set foot on the lunar surface, it’s clear that Apollo 11 will haunt the human imagination for a long time to come.
In one study, at least 85 percent of Neanderthal tools appeared to be made for a user whose right side was dominant.
Farmers in Bangladesh are adapting to climate change, and it’s having an impact in faraway places—including on restaurant menus.
Democrats are trying to do their prep work now so they can hit the ground running if they win a majority in 2021.
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Researchers studying the cat-poop parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, made a breakthrough that will spare a lot of felines from research.
When a New York woman gave birth to twins after IVF, neither baby was related to her, or to each other.
During the suffrage movement, conventional wisdom held that civic duty was bad for the ovaries.
A 210,000-year-old skull is the oldest Homo sapiens fossil found outside Africa.
Pollution is up nearly 14 percent under the Trump administration.
From undercover heiresses to hormone-injected vegetables, the early days of the Office of Strategic Services were marked by colorful hires and wild schemes.
What Snowball the parrot’s spontaneous moves teach us about ourselves
Physicians once advised menstruating women against mental exertion, fearing it would ravage their health.
Tiny plastic building blocks are spilled into oceans and waterways before they’re even made into plastic goods.