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What do you call a tiny tarantula killer? Jeff Daniels.
The actor says the new species designation "made him smile."
Offshore wind farms could bank carbon dioxide on slow days
It could be a money and a climate saver.
Can cannabis protect people from COVID? Buzzy studies can’t say.
Preliminary research shows that very high, pure concentrations of CBD could hamper SARS-CoV-2.
How a bewitching weather phenomenon took over a Maine town
Events called inversions make for spellbinding views—or long-lasting haze.
What we know about Omicron’s latest variant
Mutations are normal in widespread viruses, but that doesn't mean they're all harmless.
Eating meat may not have been as crucial to human evolution as we thought
Ancient humans definitely ate meat, but it probably didn't supersize their brains.
Many Indigenous languages lack a word for ‘conservation.’ Here’s why.
In her new book, Indigenous scholar and scientist Jessica Hernandez explains why caring for a landscape is different than conserving it.
What beavers, nature’s engineers, can teach us about managing water
From droughts to floods, beaver architecture could offer lessons for climate resilience.
Baleen whales have an ‘oral plug’ to help them guzzle down food without choking
The newly-discovered fatty structure in fin whales might seal the upper airway during swallowing.
These doctors are fighting to make the kidney-donor system less racist
A reckoning in medicine has upended the use of race in calculating kidney function, spurring institutional change.