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11 views of the microscopic world in brilliant detail
Our favorites from the 2021 Nikon's Small World awards.
Will microschools dominate post-pandemic education?
The pandemic has pushed some to consider smaller classrooms and personalized learning.
A rare humpback whale ‘megapod’ was spotted snacking off the Australian coast
The gobble gathering may also be a foreboding sign of climate change.
You have no idea how much you need these bacteria
Without nitrogen-fixing bacteria, we'd be screwed.
Humans are pushing into animals’ homes, but nature is as rebellious as ever
Mary Roach on the fuzziest, wildest criminals in the natural world.
Vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11 could be available by Halloween
All the COVID-19 news you need to know this week.
Nicholas marks the 14th named storm of 2021—a number we usually hit in November
The storm could bring serious flooding to the Texas and Louisiana coasts in the next 48 hours.
Night owls can become early birds. Here’s how.
Fighting biology is hard.
Why Ida drenched the Northeast—and what that means for future storms
As the planet heats up, hurricanes will become more intense.
To prevent catastrophic global warming, we need to leave fossils fuels in the ground
A majority of reserves must be left alone.