An Ambitious Plan To Build Back Louisiana’s Coast
The state will receive $2 billion dollars to reconnect the Mississippi River to its nearby marshes, but local shrimpers and oyster harvesters aren’t convinced.
50 Years Later, Reflecting On The Treaty That Controls Wildlife Trade
CITES, the pioneering international treaty ratified 50 years ago, aimed to regulate trade in wildlife species—and it’s still expanding.
Naked Mole-Rats Are Eternally Fertile
Understanding how naked mole-rats are fertile for their whole lives may help answer questions about human reproduction.
Balancing The Good And Bad Of Phosphorus
This critical element has been crucial to farming—and is also responsible for causing massive toxic algae blooms.
Despite Superconductor Breakthrough, Some Scientists Remain Skeptical
The new superconductor has exciting potential uses, but the team behind the breakthrough recently had another superconductor study retracted.
Can Utah’s Great Salt Lake Be Saved Before It’s Too Late?
The lake’s water level has significantly declined since the 1980s. But local scientists and politicians are optimistic they can save it before it’s too late.
Tips And Tricks To Grow Your Garden In A Changing Climate
Horticulturists weigh in on how you can best adapt your garden to new extremes.
How Utah Scientists Rang The Alarm About The Great Salt Lake
The shrinking Great Salt Lake puts Utah at risk of an ecological and public health emergency. Local scientists are stepping up, sharing actionable steps to help save it.
Insulin Maker Eli Lilly Finally Caps The Drug’s Cost
The drug will be capped at $35, making it more accessible to the people who need it most.
The Lasting Allure Of Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’
The maritime archeologist who found the storied wreck discusses the mission and his new book.