A new Alzheimer’s drug is slated for approval by the FDA, but some experts are skeptical of its usefulness in patients.
Jim Metzner, a pioneer of science radio, looks back on his lifetime of recordings, now heading for the Library of Congress.
More than a dozen lawsuits reveal a program that’s confusing for 400,000 statewide medical marijuana patients.
How (and why) NASA successfully caused a collision between a small spacecraft and an asteroid.
How do you vaccinate a wild animal? Hint: Fish-flavored candy, and a few helicopters.
Honeydew, the sticky residue excreted by the spotted lanternfly, may contain chemicals that signal to other lanternflies.
By intensively using groundwater to irrigate, the country’s farmers are creating space to capture freshwater from monsoons.
When the pandemic began, we had to rethink how we engaged with audiences interested in science. Here’s what we learned.
‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ combines Potawatomi knowledge and scientific inquiry in a deep, reverent essay series. Read it with us this October.
How our scientific perspective of a bay changes when language frames it as a verb—to be a bay—instead of a noun.
Researchers created a simulation of the female reproductive tract and, rather than compete, sperm may cooperate to swim upstream.
The Benthic Rover trawls an abyssal plain, 4000 meters below the ocean surface, for vital data about carbon dioxide on a warming planet.
There are 100 million unexploded landmines around the world. Igor Klymenko’s invention uses a drone to help find them.
In this international competition, contestants compete to analyze, identify, and describe the layers of soil in a landscape.