Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Scientists are turning to microbes to manufacture scents and flavors
These down-and-dirty labors are hard, dangerous, and outright gross—and people love them anyway
It's a contentious, edgy argument! But it's flawed in just about every way. Here's how to exploit those flaws.
And you thought your relatives were odd looking.
Determining cause of death with the help of blubber knives
Scientists have yet to agree on the scope of the disaster
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
In this intimate interview, hear insights about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance voyage as only a devoted granddaughter can have them.
Some beached whales can't be rescued. Four scientists have developed a humane way to end their suffering.
Happy Early World Ocean Day!
Highly endangered North Atlantic right whales may be able to see--and avoid--red and orange lobster ropes underwater.
Our annual bottom-10 list, in which we salute the men and women who do what no salary can adequately reward
Behaviors are spread through cultural transmission in animals other than humans and non-human primates.
What do whales sing about?