A hard look at how the Trump administration and GOP-dominated Congress may affect scientific research and policy. And physicist Carlo Rovelli explains how our understanding of reality has changed over centuries.
A 140-year-old seed study and an evolution project more than 66,000 generations old—we take a look at long-lived experiments. Plus, how to talk about climate change if you want to convince someone it’s happening.
Apollo 13 mission commander Jim Lovell tells the story of the flight’s survival after an explosion in space. Plus, Disney animators discuss how they created the shapeshifting effects of water in the hit film “Moana.”
A deep dive on the hurdles still facing women scientists in 2016, from sexual harassment down to the grant gap. Plus, possible solutions to stem the flow of prescription pain pills contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Aside from writing classic tales of Peter Rabbit, author Beatrix Potter was an avid naturalist who left a large trove of scientific illustrations. Plus, laughing at, and thinking about, the Ig Nobel Awards.
Cold and flu season comes around every year, and yet it always seems to vex us. But understanding the common cold virus might help you fight it better. Plus, add a dash of science to your Thanksgiving recipes to avoid a food failure.