Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
And is it dangerous?
Also disinfectant, crude oil, Sharpies, synthetic insulin...
An answer to a marine mystery
Today's eruption in Chile had some shocking accompaniment
Emerging viruses: Scientists scramble to find the natural hosts before they spawn another outbreak.
The lack of color is caused by tiny fog droplets
Act fast — they're selling quickly
Reefer madness! Pot causes psychosis! Except maybe not.
This week, the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units of measure
Where on Earth...?
A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.
It's a weird combination, when you think about it
All this week, the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units of measure
This whimsical map from 1923 shows the birth of a typical arctic storm. Is that Old Man Winter lurking in Siberia?
Because that's what you want, right?
The core of the Earth has its own native-grown, inaccessible wealth, though
Rare crystals found in Russia were likely deposited there by meteorites
Teens may be works in progress, but they help society evolve.
New research suggests the lifespan of our cells isn't genetically determined.
Out of the wild