May 22, 2017, 9:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists deployed thousands of fake caterpillars at 31 sites around the world, shedding new light on the global patterns of predators.
Which of these Smithsonian contest images do you like the best?
March 7, 2017, 12:52 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Voting is open for the readers' choice winners of this long-running competition, and it'll be hard to select your favorites!
Humans are responsible for 80 percent of U.S. wildfires
March 3, 2017, 8:32 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Burning trash and climate change have increased the rate of wildfires over a 20-year period.
Scientists revive 50,000-year-old life found trapped in giant cave crystals
February 20, 2017, 10:02 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Strange organisms have radically different genetics than their nearest known relatives.
Have the Florida Everglades reached the 'tipping point'?
February 14, 2017, 2:47 p.m. by Angela Nelson
This huge wetland ecosystem is running out of freshwater, and conservation efforts may not be moving fast enough.