Invasive plant that can cause blindness pops up in Virginia for first time
June 18, 2018, 10:10 a.m. by John Platt
Touching a giant hogweed can cause burns and even blindness.
Animals know when it's their turn to talk (or listen)
June 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Scientists are eavesdropping on conversations between animals to learn more about them.
Iceberg more than 4 times the size of Manhattan breaks away from Antarctica
September 26, 2017, 3:16 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's the second break from Pine Island Glacier in the last 2 years.
8-year-old girl who loves bugs earns byline in scientific paper
September 26, 2017, 10:26 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
When Sophia Spencer was bullied, entomologists came out to support her.
Thanks for your brave hurricane reporting — now please go inside
September 12, 2017, 1:09 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Extreme weather journalists are not the calm we need in a storm.
The surprising force behind America's monster hurricanes
September 12, 2017, 8:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
How the Sahara Desert both contributes to and checks the formation of one of earth's greatest natural forces.
An ancient army of algae may have shaped life on Earth as we know it
August 18, 2017, 10:59 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Even Darwin puzzled over the gaping blank in the planet's natural history.