A genetic study of British Columbia grizzly bears finds a weird link to local human languages.
A basement renovation project led to the archaeological discovery of a lifetime: the Derinkuyu Underground City, which housed 20,000 people.
The institutional barriers that have often held creative teaching back are being knocked down by the coronavirus era.
The scientists, not the fossil fuel industry, were right all along. Back in 1990, the world’s top climate scientists convened to put together a report on the state of Earth’s climate. […]
An ancient continent called Balkanatolia rose and fell in the area in and around what is now the eastern Mediterranean.
Complex organisms and living worlds couldn’t exist without these transitions. You couldn’t make the Universe we have today if everything were always the same. Although many philosophically favored the idea […]
Beavers offer lessons about managing water in a changing climate, whether the challenge is drought or floods
Letting nature's expert engineers lead the way.
The cause of the recent uptick in radiation is unknown, but speculation about another catastrophe at Chernobyl is hyperbolic.
To enable us to read, the brain piggybacks on other cognitive processes.
Unlike other world rulers, Genghis Khan was laid to rest not inside an elaborate mausoleum but an unmarked grave somewhere in Mongolia. Maybe.
At least 33 cities are sinking by more than 1 cm a year.
New research finds that dinosaurs were already adapted to living in cold climates before the end-Triassic mass extinction. But how?
If there are human-sized creatures walking around on other planets, would we be able to view them directly?
Can space ever be safe? What about the metaverse?
And why, even at its faintest, it always outshines every other star and planet. If you’ve been looking to the west after sunset recently, you may have noticed that there’s one […]
Pando, which is Latin for "I spread," is a single organism spanning some 106 acres.
With sea levels rising, the Dutch are pondering floating cities — while also exporting their engineering know-how to turn a tidy profit.
Helplessness isn't learned — it's an instinctual response that can be overcome.
But the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope compels us to add, “so far.” Beginning with its 1990 launch, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope revolutionized our conception of the Universe. This photo of […]
Deaths of despair are skyrocketing in the U.S., while at the same time, they are falling in other wealthy countries. What are we doing wrong?
Diplomacy is war by other means.
The use of AI within mental health services could be a game-changer.
This marks a historic moment in humanity’s relationship to the planet.
Willpower alone likely isn't enough to replace a bad habit with a good one.