A new study assesses the vast trove of research into the causes and best treatments for long COVID patients. Plus, a professional birder In Colombia has developed trails to help visually disabled people take part in hiking and birding. And meet the art sleuths using science to find frauds.
The Earth’s inner core may be slowing its rate of rotation—possibly reversing direction relative to the rest of the planet.
In the Colombian Andes, a professional birder has developed trails to help visually disabled people take part in hiking and birding.
Road salt washes into the Mississippi River, harming ecosystems, seeping into groundwater, and corroding water pipes.
Forget six to eight glasses. A recent study finds global water habits vary widely.
In “The Terraformers,” author Annalee Newitz takes readers on a multigenerational adventure to transform a planet.
A new study assesses the vast trove of research into the causes and best treatments for long COVID patients.
In their forthcoming novel, ‘The Terraformers,’ author Annalee Newitz describes a far-away planet with recognizable problems.
Beaming a high-powered laser into the sky might be a more effective way to control lightning strikes.
Common antibiotics like penicillin, needed for kids with sickle cell, are becoming scarce, even as the FDA says there isn’t a shortage.
A recent study reveals that bats are able to extend their vocal range to seven octaves, which may prove useful for social communication.
With new variants emerging, researchers are working to develop new bulwarks against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
While we live on the precipice of global climate disaster, this work of speculative fiction creates a drama out of the near future.
In a novel described as optimistic and alarming, Kim Stanley Robinson writes for our endangered—but not ultimately doomed—world.
New genomic research reveals ancient peoples didn’t just travel from Asia to North America; they likely journeyed back too.
The FDA recently approved the first commercial meat made from animal cell cultures. Can it happen at a large scale?
Science writer Bethany Brookshire’s new book tries to untangle why we call some animals “pests.”