Researchers estimate there may be as many as ten million trillion trillion phages on Earth — that's 10 with 30 zeros after it.
The story of dog domestication is one of converting the wild wolf into man's nicer, smarter, best friend. It might be all wrong.
From astrobiology to geology, a Moon base could serve as a laboratory unlike anything on Earth.
In the spirit of the 1969 moon landing, we now have a golden opportunity to pursue “nondisruptive” creative solutions.
Missing link? More like the weakest link.
Economic growth is more about quality than quantity.
Turning away is a natural response.
A new method of extracting rare-earth elements could put us on the track toward a circular economy.
Our social instincts can lead us to adopt models of desire that might not serve our interests.
Scientists do not know what is causing the overabundance of the gas.
A black swan event is rare but disruptive — and might be predictable.
We want to fight invasive species. But to wage a war, you have to know who your enemy is.
The British economic anthropologist Jason Hickel proposes "degrowth" in the face of recession.
Researchers find that the coffee pulp is valuable in its own right.
It's not about leaves in tall trees.
There were at least eight other human species, some of whom existed for far longer than we have. Who were they?
It walked enough miles to nearly circle the Earth twice.
Dating of volcanic ash suggests the remains are at least 230,000 years old.
A genetic study of British Columbia grizzly bears finds a weird link to local human languages.
Participation in community science programs has skyrocketed during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Using data collected from ancient civilizations across the world, researchers identified the most significant factors in human development. War came out on top.
The crisis of the Anthropocene challenges our traditional narratives and myths about humanity's place in the world. Citizen science can help.
With around 5,000 summertime residents, increased tourism, and a warming planet, it is becoming difficult to protect Antarctica from invasion.
Often called modern-day dinosaurs, cassowaries are one of only a few birds known to have killed humans.
There's a fatal prion infection killing deer and elk across North America.