Featured by Hannah Thomasy/Undark
When scientific pursuits become death sentences
Biologists spend long periods of time around the organisms they study. Sometimes that exposure has unintended effects.
How well do fancy mask designs actually protect against COVID-19?
The pandemic has led to a surge in new personal protective equipment that claims to be more comfortable, sustainable, or accessible. But health standards are all over the place.
Bird names are due for an anti-racist reckoning
The McCown’s longspur has sparked debate over the troubling histories reflected in some species' names.