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.
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum Takes Down Digital Resources
A patient with a rare condition donated his heart to the museum, only to have it caught up in the conversation over how to handle human remains.
The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Debate Keeps Pecking Away
The last verified sighting was in 1944, but bill-ievers are still looking for the bird.
Tracking Pain In Your Brain
Scientists are decoding the brain signals linked to chronic pain.
What Can We Learn From A Woman Who Feels No Pain?
Understanding the gene mutations causing Jo Cameron’s inability to feel pain could lead to better pain medications for the rest of us.