Record Number Of People In Space At The Same Time
There is a record number of humans in orbit: 17. Plus, flies are more necessary than we give them credit for—and they’re in trouble.
Allergy Season Is Blooming With Climate Change
Climate change is triggering plants to produce pollen earlier and earlier, making allergy season longer and more intense.
Why This Scientist Shares Vulnerable Career Moments
After several rejections, a paleoclimatologist found support by sharing her story with other scientists.
Tomato Breeding Project Fueled By Over 1,000 Backyard Gardeners
The Dwarf Tomato Project has generated over 150 tomato new tomato varieties, crossbred between heirloom and dwarf species.
Southwestern States Break The Dam On Water Stalemate
California, Arizona, and Nevada finally reach a compromise to cut use water use from the Colorado River.
Tracking The Saguaro Cacti Decline
Researchers from the University of Arizona find the iconic species’ new growth is declining.
These Conservation Scientists Are Keeping The Sonoran Desert Diverse
The vast desert spanning southwestern U.S. and Mexico is home to thousands of plant and animal species—and scientists are trying to save it.
Could Restoring Animal Populations Store More Carbon?
Rewilding certain animal populations like wildebeests and sea otters could help absorb greenhouse gas emissions.
Orcas Are Attacking Boats Near Spain. Scientists Don’t Know Why
Orca attacks on boats in the region have increased, leading to three sinkings. Plus, how a Supreme Court decision could affect wetlands.
The Long And Short Of Telomere Activity
Short sequences of genetic code on the ends of chromosomes called telomeres may be more involved in the cell than previously understood.