Photo Blog

This photo shows immortalized human skin cells expressing fluorescently tagged keratin.
November 17, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
The winners of annual competition will make you wish you'd paid more attention in science class.
The stray cats of Houtong have been a blessing for the village.
November 16, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
This small Taiwanese village is a hot spot for cat-loving tourists.
Built on permafrost made of essentially 90 percent water, the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway acts as an insulator to keep its foundation from thawing.
November 15, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
The unpaved road is a game-changer for isolated residents who previously traveled on ice roads.
Brian Valente's photo of a laughing seal is a finalist for the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards.
November 14, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards focus on wildlife conservation but lighten the mood with humor.
A mule deer enjoying a drink from a spring recently restored by the Grand Canyon Trust.
November 13, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
The Grand Canyon Trust is spearheading efforts to restore watering holes critical to desert species.
Winner of the Global Wildlife Conservation's first annual #WildlifePhotoFail contest
November 8, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
In this photo contest, bloopers aren't just celebrated, they're rewarded.
Animal photobombs
October 30, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Wild animals and beloved pets take the subtle art of photobombing to the next level.
Yi Peng Lantern Festival
October 27, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
A spectacular scene unfolds every year in Chiang Mai, Thailand, when thousands of candle-lit paper lanterns are released into the sky and Ping River.
A Caribbean reef shark dines on a lionfish, from a National Geographic exhibit at Georgia Aquarium.
October 26, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
A peek at the 'SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry' exhibition at Georgia Aquarium.