Science Photographer of the Year contest highlights how photos can open a window to science.
16 images that will make you feel 'as free as a bird'
August 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m. by Lindsey Reynolds
This year's winners of the Bird Photographer of the Year are diverse in both beauty and habitat.
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Proposal to mine near Okefenokee Swamp raises old fears
August 20, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Environmental advocates worry that mining could permanently impact the swamp.
How biomass helps farmers make the most of 'waste wood'
August 19, 2019, 4:09 p.m. by MNN Staff
The leftover wood that tree farms and other agriculture operations often end up with offers new value as a source of energy.
A black hole met a neutron star and swallowed it 'Pac-man' style
August 19, 2019, 2:54 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It took 900 million years for the ripples to reach Earth.
After deadly season, new rules would limit who can climb Mount Everest
August 19, 2019, 10:51 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Hundreds of hikers battle altitude sickness and frostbite as they wait in line to summit.
Life on other planets may glow like coral to protect itself from an angry sun
August 16, 2019, 4:14 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Alien life may be stunningly beautiful.
Want to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease? Try a vegetarian diet
August 16, 2019, 4:07 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Eating mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health.
Scientists detect more repeating radio signals from deep space
August 16, 2019, 3:39 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These repeating signals may offer clues to what causes them.