Despite his heartbreak, the famous poet was dedicated to exploring scientific developments—and their dangers.
The polymath Founding Father’s experiments extended way beyond a key and a kite.
Virologist Angela Rasmussen on the World Health Organization’s new advice to mask up (again), and good news about vaccine efficacy.
How a hoax-filled 19th century ‘scientific paper’ about life on the moon fooled the public—and what Edgar Allan Poe learned from it.
An investigation reveals the state’s emissions program has been overestimating climate benefits of its offsets.
Learn about octopi’s dietary preferences, how to raise cephalopods, and more from staff at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
California’s climate policy created up to 39 million carbon credits that aren’t achieving carbon savings. But companies can buy these offsets to justify polluting more anyway.
The elbowed, spindly appendages of the bigfin squid have long stunned the public. But scientists say there is more to this deep-sea dweller than its ghostly appearance.
Plus: What squid have to do with Instagram filters.
With more states legalizing medical marijuana, physicians and patients are both figuring out how to best use cannabis.
Scientists found that one antidepressant made crayfish bolder.