Once a weird, fringe treatment, fecal transplants have started becoming mainstream.
More than 50 million Americans are conducting an unwitting experiment on a vast scale. I joined them from my Manhattan high-rise.
Ginkgo Bioworks uses genetic engineering to make everything from fragrances to fertilizer—and it would like to reclaim the word “GMOs,” please.
A new paper questions the growing body of evidence that weather fluctuations can prompt wars, but researchers have doubts about its value.
There are a lot of theories.
Researchers are finding that the two predators, historically enemies, may be learning to get along in the big city.
An elementary school in Utah will now be named for the first black female engineer at NASA, who was memorialized in Hidden Figures.
A new study says: It depends who’s writing the check.
The number of people who speak a language seems to affect how new words and structures spread.
The landscape might look very different if foxes and cats hadn’t been introduced.
The insects have a kind of stereovision that works in a completely different way than ours.
The payload of SpaceX's recently launched rocket overshot its planned orbit near Mars.
A research project in Baltimore is using wildflowers—and lots of data—to investigate urban ecosystems.
To help us survive, our eyes have to make some sacrifices.
The SpaceX founder says the successful Falcon Heavy flight makes him feel confident about the company’s next, and even bigger, rocket.
But energy experts say the industry isn’t suffering because of the president’s policies—yet.
“An explosion was audible inside each toad.”
SpaceX’s 27-engine Falcon Heavy successfully blasted off from Florida with a cherry-red Tesla convertible in tow.
The decision to launch a Tesla into an orbit around the sun marks yet another shift in American spaceflight business.
Here’s what I’ve learned, and why I did it.
Our universe could be expanding and contracting eternally.
For years, Larry Smarr has used a supercomputer to monitor his health and peer at his organs. Recently, he used his knowledge to help direct his own surgery.