Does environmental protection help or hurt the poor?
April 9, 2014, 10:04 a.m. by Sami Grover
When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?
How parasites have perfected the art of manipulation
March 27, 2014, 10:57 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Are we humans really as free-thinking as we believe? Science shows parasites might have more influence than we'd ever imagined. This fascinating TED talk by Ed Yong explains.
Biosphere 2 reboots living lab to mimic Gulf of California
March 10, 2014, 11:55 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The 700,000-gallon ocean tank within the living lab is being transformed into an ersatz Sea of Cortez.
The carnivorous cobra lily of California is one plant you don't want to bug
March 4, 2014, 10:53 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
This devious plant has come up with cunning strategies for luring insects in for an easy meal.
Video captures first glimpse of life in unexplored deep ocean trench
March 4, 2014, 9:46 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Life in the deep remains mostly a mystery, but scientists are unveiling it, one trench at a time. New footage from the unexplored New Hebrides trench in the Pacific sheds light on what creatures thrive at 23,000 feet deep.