A Massive New Find Of Icefish Found Near Antarctic
The unusual family of fish have antifreeze in their veins and see-through skulls—and there’s way more of them than anyone realized.
Is There A Method To Plant Mutation?
New research finds that some parts of plant genomes mutate more often—suggesting it may be time to rethink the randomness of evolution.
Omicron Variant Drives Winter COVID Surge
Everything you need to know about tests, revised quarantine guidelines, and forthcoming vaccines.
How Christmas Bird Counts Help Shape Science
Long-ranging records are helping track changing bird patterns.
Omicron May Be Less Severe. It’s Still A Big Healthcare Problem.
A breakdown of what to consider when talking about severity.
Big Trees, Big Benefits
The largest one percent of trees play an outsized role in forest ecosystems.
How America Is Preparing For Another Pandemic Winter
Plus, a look at the complicated world of conserving the vaquita, a rare marine mammal.
The Big Bang Theory Of Cancer
Genetic sequencing is helping scientists see how cancer begins.
Blunting The Force Of Disease Is Complicated
The real-world efficacy of a vaccine may depend on factors far beyond the properties of the vaccine itself.
Squirrel-Nut Economics And Other Agility Tricks
Researchers are learning about memory, learning, and economics from our bushy-tailed neighbors.