We are only beginning to understand how to live alongside large predators.
Could waxworms—or something inside them—help degrade the planet’s mountains of plastic waste?
After a quiet start, the demonstrators grew louder as they drew closer to Capitol Hill—mirroring the long arc of the protest itself.
Polls and studies reveal it’s the long, tiring grind that changes opinions about global warming.
What it means to protest in the name of science.
The Cassini spacecraft gives us a rare glimpse of ourselves from between Saturn's rings.
If protesters want to change policies, they need to target the values, interests, and power structures that shape how research is applied.
Pollution is now as dense in the northernmost ocean as it is in the Atlantic and Pacific.
That’s just one of the naked mole-rat’s many bizarre abilities.
A distant galaxy curved the light of a cosmic explosion, making it appear in four separate images when it reached Earth.
The project seized on one of the most romantic fantasies of synthetic biology.
… and discover rivers and lakes they’re unused to.
Several studies now suggest that young plasma has revitalizing properties—and with results this intriguing, it’s no wonder there is drama brewing among the scientists involved.
… and soon they can look for signs of life on it.
Astronomers hope a final Cassini flyby will solve a mystery in one of Titan's lakes.
The quick disappearance of the 30-foot animal helped to usher in the modern science of human-caused extinctions.
Hahrie Han explains why some protests are effective and others aren’t.
A new study scanned 5,600 stars for tiny emissions of light, which may be the best way for an extraterrestrial civilization to signal its existence.
But an even trickier problem than coal is emerging.
Hydrogen in the jets suggests that Earth-like processes may be operating deep in Enceladus’s ice-capped ocean.