October 19, 2017, 2:21 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Insects may be in serious trouble if a 30-year study out of Germany is any indication.
October 18, 2017, 11:57 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Social marine mammals provide a 'unique and striking parallel' to our own species, scientists say.
October 17, 2017, 1:13 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The eerie hue was caused by the collision of two occurrences: fires in southern Europe and winds from Hurricane Ophelia.
October 13, 2017, 10:55 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Studies have shown specific ways in which spending time hiking around in a forest makes us both mentally and physically more healthy.
October 11, 2017, 3:07 p.m. by Russell McLendon
New research suggests the buildup to an eruption could unfold in decades rather than millennia.
October 9, 2017, 8:28 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Genome sequencing has confirmed that the rediscovered bugs are in fact Lord Howe Island stick insects.
October 19, 2017, 12:26 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The Natural History Museum, London, announced the finalists for its 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.
October 19, 2017, 9:32 a.m. by Angela Nelson
The 11 mushrooms and other fungi here are a far cry from the typical white-or-brown palette of criminis and portobellos.
October 18, 2017, 8:43 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Andrew Grant's newest 'Rover' book brims with lifelike photos of both homeless and beloved pets.
October 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
These endangered World Heritage Sites, both natural and cultural, could use a helping hand in restoring and preserving their integrity.
October 9, 2017, 11:57 a.m. by Catie Leary
These bioluminescent gnat larvae fool their prey by beautifully imitating the night sky inside of caves.
October 4, 2017, 9:48 a.m. by Angela Nelson
These hand-colored vintage plans were sketched in the 1930s and laid the groundwork for what park visitors experience today.
October 16, 2017, 9:19 a.m. by Josh Lew
A few of these require a little imagination and the right angle to see the resemblance, but some are much more obvious.
October 12, 2017, 11:20 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
About 53 million Americans live within 3 miles of a Superfund site, or 16 percent of the U.S. population.
October 11, 2017, 2:52 p.m. by Laura Moss
Whether they were born with extraordinary attributes or they developed remarkable skills, all of the animals on our list have earned themselves a place in Guinness World Record history.
October 9, 2017, 10:32 a.m. by Josh Lew
Surfing isn't just for the ocean. These rivers offer gnarly and challenging waves for veteran surfers.
October 2, 2017, 7:15 a.m. by Josh Lew
Floating villages and over-water settlements show how humans have adapted their lives so that they can thrive on the water.
September 29, 2017, 8:38 a.m. by Angela Nelson
You may think you like spending time alone, but these deserted roads stretch for hundreds of miles through remote areas with nary another human around.