The U.S. just approved its first small modular nuclear power plant design. What does it mean for the future of nuclear power? Plus, the science of fungi in the new ‘The Last Of Us’ TV show. And how a musician used the sounds of climate change on his new album.
For the first time, wind and solar generated more energy in the European Union than any other power source.
States like Missouri and Nebraska are paving the way to welcome large livestock operations, but rural residents worry about the environmental risk of manure runoff.
To communicate his anxiety around climate change, folk musician Daniel Bachman turned to a new collaborator: the sounds of extreme weather.
On March 23, join our chat with the author of ‘The Grieving Brain’ about the neuroscience behind this profound human experience.
Grief happens in our hearts, bodies and minds. Read about the neuroscience behind this profound human experience with us this March.
On February 23, join our chat with the author of ‘The Ministry for the Future’ about the world response to climate change in his 2020 book.
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.