The questions about which massive structures to build, and where, are actually very hard to answer. Infrastructure is always about the future: It takes years to construct, and lasts for years beyond that.
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.
Whenever the climate cooled, our hominin ancestors would set up shop in the Arabian Peninsula and vanish again when the planet warmed up.
"I suddenly woke up one day and thought, you idiot, you are letting your life fade away, you have got to do something."
Life largely owes its existence to this equation. Be sure to hug your house plant today.
The list includes eleven species of birds, eight species of freshwater mussels, two fish, a bat, and a plant from the mint family.
If Arctic ice continues to melt at its projected rate, the bears will go extinct due to starvation by the end of the century according to a first-ever projected timeline.
Music therapy might boost memory, but the benefits are small. Just in case, tell your grandparents to listen to their favorite 1960s tunes.
Finland reveals that happiness is more about mindset than umbrella drinks and sun-warmed beaches.
A new study finds surprising evidence of the self-evolution of urban foxes.
Once numbering just 27 birds, the global population of California condors is now in the hundreds.
Using DNA from samples of extinct flowers, synthetic biologists managed to approximate long-lost floral scents.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
If used improperly, the metaverse could be more divisive than social media and an insidious threat to society and even reality itself.
People who visit Florence seem strangely susceptible to Stendhal syndrome, which is blamed on an overwhelming sense of awe.
It doesn't matter how ridiculous a lie is. As long as it is repeated often enough, some people will believe it.
First, recognize that our genes make us worrywarts.
Even 1500 years after the fall of Rome, its western border can still be seen on German street maps.
Mammals have a history stretching back 325 million years. To study that ancient history is to know our own origins.
Circle spoofing is an advanced form of GPS manipulation – but nobody knows exactly how, or why.