A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
How a furry-convention-attending, Midwestern-accented fox owner teamed up with a bizarre Floridian exotic animal importer and a Soviet geneticist to bring pet foxes to your living room.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Searching for the origins of life in the deep sea.
Scientists deploy genetic forensics to protect overhunted animals
When you have 26 children, your DNA will probably still be walking around 200 years later
Hundreds of species of plants and animals have been waiting literally decades to even be considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Thankfully, that's about to change.
To fight deadly white nose syndrome, The Nature Conservancy has built an artificial cave, which now awaits its first tenants.
What would the United States look like without bats? As winter approaches, biologists seek new methods and technologies to help control a potentially devastating ecological disaster
Plus, a few planets
These down-and-dirty labors are hard, dangerous, and outright gross—and people love them anyway
Around the world, scientists are risking their lives to retrieve seeds destined for a massive vault near the North Pole. Their work just might save mankind
Our annual bottom-10 list, in which we salute the men and women who do what no salary can adequately reward
What a bunch of nerds.
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
Fishers eat many animals, including porcupines.
When David Hanson set out to build a robotic head, he saw no reason not to make it look just like a human. Then he stumbled into the Uncanny Valley.
Sewage is more than just filth. It's evidence of our worst habits, everything from caffeine to cocaine, all ingested and flushed down the toilet. Now scientists are using wastewater to drug-test entire cities, and the results are sobering
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.