Most registered voters are in favor of spending trillions on weatherized buildings and renewable-energy infrastructure.
The opioid epidemic may be to blame for a rising incidence of illegal tree-felling.
Beneath the surface of one of Germany’s deepest lakes, researchers are studying the hidden effects of artificial light.
Especially in private, she sounds a lot like … a teenager.
Astronomers have found radio-emitting structures jutting out from our galaxy’s black hole.
Microbes can produce so much alcohol that people become drunk—and sustain liver damage—without touching any booze.
Though the continent has 3 billion fewer birds than it did in 1970, those losses are hard to glean because it’s the commonest species that have been hit hardest.
The second known visitor to our cosmic neighborhood from another star is making quite an entrance.
The people of pre-colonial Puerto Rico did not disappear entirely—a new study shows that the island’s residents still carry bits of their DNA.
Living north of the Arctic Circle meant learning fear and its power to motivate in the face of danger—whether from a bear or climate change.
Stopping collisions in space starts with good communication.
India’s Supreme Court has to decide if African cheetahs could sub in for the country’s long-lost population of Asiatic cheetahs.
How indigenous tradition, Old World ingredients, Islamic cuisine, and a convent combined to make mole a staple
As a cancer patient, she had received cord-blood cells from an anonymous donor. The DNA from those cells led her to him.
Scientists taught rats to play hide-and-seek in order to study natural animal behavior—but it was also fun, for both the researchers and the animals.
K2-18b probably can’t host life as we know it, but it orbits in a cosmic sweet spot where water vapor in the atmosphere could turn into liquid.
Only two orders of mammals—containing bats, anteaters, and sloths—are biased toward females.
I’m shocked, shocked, I tell you.
The agency’s National Weather Service is one of the most free and reliable parts of the federal government. It must stay that way.
Just as the 2008 primary helped form Obama’s health-care policy, 2020’s climate plans could have an influence in the long term.
A new technique can preserve the organ outside the human body for at least 27 hours.
A twist in the science of how people form their political identities