The controversy behind the world's next great telescope
July 22, 2019, 9:45 a.m. by Robynne Boyd
Thirty Meter Telescope will be built in a culturally and ecologically sensitive area of Hawaii.
Ohio lost a third of its butterflies in 21 years — and it probably isn't alone
July 18, 2019, 3:30 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The decline of Ohio's butterflies likely reflects a broader crisis for a wide range of insects, researchers say.
Camera trap captures rare high-definition photos of a jaguar in the wild
June 20, 2019, 9 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The jaguar crept past a camera trap set up to record the elusive cats in a French Guiana rainforest.
Does an empty baseball field really need outdoor lighting all night?
June 15, 2019, 9:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The International Dark-Sky Association has a few ideas to reduce light pollution from sports facilities.
These eggs shed light on a battle of wits between cowbirds and mockingbirds
March 12, 2019, 3:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study looks at the co-evolutionary 'arms race' between a brood parasite and its hosts.
Dr. Seuss may have modeled the Lorax after these real-life monkeys
March 1, 2019, 4:12 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The author wrote most of 'The Lorax' while visiting an ecosystem inhabited by orange, mustachioed monkeys.
What does Mercury in retrograde mean?
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
The problem with fake service dogs
Coast redwoods: Majestic giants benefit all humankind
How a hospice in Wales is memorializing children with birdsong
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger