People know a famous community of killer whales as individuals, with their own names, families, and personalities—which has made their woes even harder to take.
Life can be hell for giants of the deep—but does it have to be?
Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?
The mystery behind a boisterous scene in Boise
NASA says SpaceX and Boeing are both behind schedule—but one is closer to the finish line.
The proposal would undermine California’s ability to regulate toxic air pollution.
“A roaring ocean of boiling jam, with the geysers of released air and steam likely ejecting at least a few berries into orbit.”
The agency’s culture of optimism is essential for launching people and robots into space. But it can lead to problems with budgets and deadlines.
His nominee, Kelvin Droegemeier, is an accomplished meteorologist who studies storms and other extreme weather.
By portraying the early years of climate politics as a tragedy, the magazine lets Republicans and the fossil-fuel industry off the hook.
To begin, don’t dismiss the humble acquaintance.
Expert advice on ending procrastination and finishing that manuscript, dissertation, or other big project
Even as it champions renewable energy, the country has struggled to curb a rising demand for livestock.
The museum is giving its ancient animals a modern makeover.
How technology has changed the way we look at whales—and ourselves
In the race for intelligence, one key evolutionary moment may have separated primates from other mammals.
It also makes their butts fall off.
23andMe’s $300 million deal with GlaxoSmithKline is just the tip of the iceberg.
The space agency has always coughed up the extra cash, but some politicians wonder if the contractor responsible for major errors should pitch in.
On the many attempts to repurpose a drug best known for treating erectile dysfunction
It has nothing to do with Trump.
A stunning case of natural selection in action