Why don’t the two holidays always coincide? It is, to some degree, the moon’s fault.
Even in one of the world’s richest countries, humans have a hard time coexisting with wolves.
A shocking sequence shows the huge mammals scaling steep cliffs, then falling to their death.
Cells that control an animal’s spatial awareness can reorient themselves to favor locations that are full of food.
Toxic soil means that staying close to home can be a death sentence.
New evidence suggests that meat wasn’t the key to dramatic cerebral growth.
Three tiny, newly described viruses—named Larry, Curly, and Moe—target bigger viruses.
When the ice closed in, the earliest Antarctic expeditions turned to the birds for discovery, meat, and camaraderie.
In a groundbreaking move, the beautiful but uncomfortable documentary forces viewers to acknowledge their own complicity in the decline of nature.
Environmental activists pushing for clean water, restrictions on poaching, and action on climate change have faced prison—or worse.
FamilyTreeDNA was criticized for secretly working with the FBI. Now it’s explicitly asking potential customers to help law enforcement.
Starting with a new bill that would keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement
A doomsday fungus known as Bd has condemned more species to extinction than any other pathogen.
The administration has vowed to return Americans to the lunar surface in 2024 “by any means necessary.”
“It was like a mass exodus of toads.”
They were never designed to fit everyone perfectly.
They contributed to its decisive defeat in the Senate on Tuesday, 57–0.
Cows have to be stunned before slaughter. Why doesn’t our finned fare?
One of the world’s worst agricultural pests corrupts the alarm signals of plants, disarming those that otherwise might prepare for an assault.
In Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, bushbuck lived for years in relative safety, but still reacted to the scent of a lion.
The mola is a 5,000-pound bag of secrets.
Earth has the best springtime in the solar system.