Maggie Koerth is a science journalist and author. She’s based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A new analysis of ancient footprints in White Sands, New Mexico, adds to the debate about when humans arrived in North America.
Although scientists have theorized about this cosmic hum for years, they finally heard it by tracking pulses from spinning stars.
If approved, the progestin-only pill would be sold under the brand name Opill.
The report details where we stand on mitigating climate change and where to go from here.
An upcoming ruling in Texas could restrict access to the medication abortion drug mifepristone nationwide.
So far no one is at imminent risk from the flow of lava from the famed volcano. But an important climate research station is without power.
Plus, the moon may have pockets of pleasant temperature, and why a space vacation would be terrible for global warming on Earth.
But experts still say it’s important to protect as many people as possible.