The controversial idea of spontaneous generation—that life could arise from non-living matter—was debunked by Louis Pasteur in an experimental showdown.
Archaeologist Sarah Parcak explores how modern tools are helping us learn lessons from ancient history.
Climate change is causing parts of Louisiana to sink. Now the city of New Orleans wants energy companies to pay to fix it.
A new Politico investigation suggests the Agriculture Department is avoiding publicizing its research regarding climate change.