Environment

Innovation
Ancient ice filled with viruses may reveal the future of Earth’s microbiome
Sarah Wells
Culture
The wondrous reason scientists are racing to map the sea floor by 2030
Sean Mullan
Mind and Body
One type of exercise reliably lowers your risk of death, scientists say
Sophie Putka
Science
Why shark teeth are a time machine
Sora Kim
Science
3 scientific reasons why your bed is the grossest part of your house
Manal Mohammed
Science
5 tactics to keep your lungs healthy in wildfire smoke
Luke Montrose
Science
Hemp plants can suck PFAS, aka "forever chemicals," out of the ground
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
7 satellite images reveal an urgent new phase of the climate crisis
Jennifer Walter
Science
Feral hogs study reveals an unexpected consequence of invasive species
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Amazon rainforest: The 2 actions that could reverse a terrible trend
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
An unlikely eavesdropping technology could save the African elephants
Michael Reinwald and Beth Mortimer
Science
5 images reveal how the climate crisis will forever change national parks
Jennifer Walter
Science
Red Dead Redemption 2 is turning players into naturalists: scientific study
Nick Lucchesi
Gaming
The best Western RPG ever made has a surprising real-life benefit
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
The most dystopian chemical on Earth has met its match
Nick Lucchesi
Science
Fact-checking the Minnesota goldfish mystery: Scientists explain
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Video: Watch fish get blasted out of a plane for science
Jennifer Walter
Science
Scientists just discovered a never-before-seen kind of gold — look
Denis Fougerouse
Science
One climate change symptom reveals the deadliest flaw in human evolution
William H. Calvin
Mind and Body
Climate influenced human evolution in 2 pivotal ways
Katie MacBride
Science
Alien-like vegetables have mathematical “memory” — study
Sarah Wells
Science
Sea otters should die in freezing water — new discovery reveals why they don’t
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Video: Rivian’s R1T electric pickup has a feature foodies will love
Jordan Golson
Science
Who is Whale 52? Why 'The Loneliest Whale' is a "mirror of ourselves"
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Ancient wings reveal what insects could do before dinosaurs existed
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Life on Earth may have formed without this key ingredient
Nick Lucchesi
Entertainment
You need to watch the most underrated apocalypse movie on HBO Max ASAP
Rafael Motamayor
Science
7 newly discovered animal species that were hiding in plain sight
Jennifer Walter
Science
The next pandemic? Doctors warn of this drug-resistant fungus
Rodney E. Rohde
Science
What's in the tuna salad? Fact-checking the Subway fish sandwich scandal
Sarah Wells
Mind and Body
How much heat can the human body take? It's lower than you think
Jennifer Walter
Science
One animal destroying the planet could also be critical to saving it
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
4 ways to beat the heat, according to science
Jennifer Walter
Science
Zhurong rover footage and more: Understand the world through 9 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
Earth has a pulse and 3 other incredible new facts about our planet
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Watch: NASA images capture a phenomenon soaring over the Atlantic
Jennifer Walter
Science
Plants may survive the climate crisis through the help of one critical animal
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Why flesh-eating bugs are the real MVPs for humanity’s survival
Tancredi Caruso
Science
Look: Fossil haul uncovers at least 7 dino species that lived in the Arctic
Jennifer Walter
Science
5 ways space science is bettering life on Earth
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
A Cambridge-developed technique could finally solve the plastics problem
Hom Dhakal
Culture
How the noble buffalo could save America from ecological devastation
LOUISE JOHNS
Science
Exo-Titans: why the moons of rogue planets could surprise us with alien life
Brian Koberlein
Science
The dinosaurs didn’t go out the way you think they did — study
Elana Spivack
Innovation
Will planes ever be sustainable? New study probes the science of eco-fuels
Jordan Golson
Innovation
The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is the people's electric car: Look
Jordan Golson
Culture
Why 4:30 in June is 6:30 in January
Nick Lucchesi
Science
Look: A computer smaller than a penny solved an ecological mystery
Jennifer Walter
Science
Physicists solved a longstanding mystery of the aurora borealis
Elana Spivack
Science
Flushed antidepressants make this animal unusually "bold,” scientists discover
Tara Yarlagadda