Scientists may soon be able to monitor whole ecosystems in real time.
“I think I can speak for the rest of the city staff in that we wish there were a way we could host one of these once a year.”
Cultural messages tell women that making art and having children are incompatible pursuits. But science suggests that women may become more creative after having kids.
It’s an endearing, giant, flightless, New Zealand parrot, and it’s a poster child for the quantified-self movement.
“We kept on trying to wrap our heads around [that forecast] as we made it.”
Debates about the importance of school-provided lunches have raged across the world for more than a century.
The agency’s recent strategic update gives it a much more active role in girding for disasters.
An anatomy of daydreaming
Planning the death of a billion-dollar project is a calculated and emotional endeavor.
A decades-old book romanticizes a time when children were free to capture wild animals for pets.
Buried deep under an island in the Baltic, the world’s first permanent nuclear-waste repository is nearing completion. If all goes according to plan, future generations may not know it’s there.
“I have little doubt Irma will go down as one of the most infamous in Atlantic hurricane history.”
The hurricane is leaving flat expanses of land where ocean used to be, but all that water will rush back as storm surge.
Experts say no.
With Irma looming, organizations are hitting some roadblocks in getting information out to Floridians who don’t speak English.
A note on the false dichotomy between prevention and treatment
A diamondback moth with altered DNA is being tested to control pests on cabbages.
A new mathematical model explores the complex reasons herd animals stay with a group or leave it.
It was supposed to be a quiet year.
The original producers of the cosmic message to the universe consider the next iteration.
“It appears we continue to be on track for publication at the beginning of November,” says one of the study’s authors.
How worried should we be about robots taking over the world?