You can 'see' with parts of your body other than your eyes
August 17, 2017, 7:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Animals like humans have photoreceptors all over their bodies. What are they sensing with these 'third eyes?'
'The Living Forest' is an open invitation to regain a sense of awe
August 14, 2017, 1:55 p.m. by Angela Nelson
A new book from photographer Robert Llewellyn and scientist Joan Maloof encourages readers to study the forest, not just look at it.
Organisms found surviving in Earth's most barren hellscape
August 8, 2017, 8:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Danakil Depression is a scorching hot, bone-dry, lava-spewing hellhole with lakes of acid. Somehow, there's still life.
Nighttime pollination under threat from light pollution
August 6, 2017, 6:29 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study suggests that artificial light may disrupt the fragile network of plants and pollinators.
See the winners from National Geographic's travel photography contest
August 2, 2017, 3:05 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The year's top shots show the power of nature, the beauty of cities and the strength of humanity.
Big Sur scenic highway reopens to hikers after massive landslide
July 28, 2017, 12:41 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Part of Highway 1 in California was covered under tons of dirt and rock and is still closed to traffic.
7 species with 'superpowers' thanks to evolution and invasion
July 18, 2017, 8:42 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Freeze-resistant cockroaches and poison-proof rats are just a few of the animals that developed superpower-like abilities to stay alive.
A state of emergency for turtles has been declared in Ontario
July 12, 2017, 8:18 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Why you really need to slow down and mind these road-crossing reptiles.
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
Why the 2024 total solar eclipse may 'outshine' 2017
Compound that makes your poop stinky could be the fountain of youth
7 fire lookout towers where you can spend the night
The Great American Eclipse captured in photos
How to know if you damaged your eyes during the eclipse