One approach to dealing with unwanted plants and animals: Eat them.
These aren’t your friendly neighborhood garden worms. Then again, those aren’t so great either.
Some unusual behavior hundreds of light-years away has generated buzz about a potential stellar explosion.
Twenty-one children brought a lawsuit arguing that the government needs to act on climate change. A federal court dismissed it.
Roasting would have been easy. But re-creating the paleo way of boiling water requires a bit more imagination.
2019 was the hottest year on record, with one exception.
It’s not all President Trump promised, but it exists now.
The bushfires were a disaster waiting to happen for animals already fighting for survival.
Some Texans are calling for the extermination of this exotic African transplant. But others depend on it.
Conservation has become a war, and park rangers and poachers are the soldiers.
Some seismologists think two massive anomalies under Africa and the Pacific are made of ancient, smoldering rock.
A new observatory has been renamed in honor of Vera Rubin, whose work led astronomers to the mysteries of dark matter.
Scientists have managed to sequence the genome of a measles virus that infected a 2-year-old girl who died in 1912.
They perceive depth in a very different way than we do.
Facing a future of fire, drought, and rising oceans, Australians will have to weigh the choice between getting out early or staying to fight.
Astronomers are getting better at detecting smaller, weirder worlds.
Coal fell 18 percent last year, the largest drop ever recorded. But carbon emissions across the rest of the economy barely budged.
I’ve never thought we should stop having children. But I will have to teach our son to wonder at the world before he learns to fear for it.
Even as the country fights bushfires, it can’t stop dumping planet-warming pollution into the atmosphere.
Increasing demand for baby eels has created a black market—and a tragedy of the commons.
Unlike many other gaudy animal ornaments, the red-and-orange heads of coot chicks are honest indicators of weakness and vulnerability.
A new project reveals not just where birds live now—but where they’ll live decades from now.