Why the first mission team to Mars should include only women
March 12, 2019, 11:31 a.m. by Starre Vartan
When it comes to space travel, women are just as capable as men, eat less and use fewer resources.
Off-Broadway play uses puppets to tell a powerful environmental story
March 7, 2019, 2:53 p.m. by Starre Vartan
In 'Ajijaak on Turtle Island,' a young crane's migration brings Native American stories to life.
Wolves on Michigan's Isle Royale reveal new info about predator-prey relationships
March 7, 2019, 11:59 a.m. by Starre Vartan
This long-running study shows how top carnivores profoundly affect their local ecosystems.
Tornadoes are wreaking havoc — and not just in 'Tornado Alley'
March 4, 2019, 12:36 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Twisters can happen just about any time, anywhere.
The beautiful thing that happened when this Japanese town went (almost) waste-free
March 3, 2019, 9:04 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Less-lonely elders were the incredible benefit of a community-driven recycling program.
The neuston is a floating ocean ecosystem, and our plastic cleanup push could threaten it
February 21, 2019, 3:56 p.m. by Starre Vartan
This unique moving world is critical for many seagoing species.
This Norwegian teen is dancing a traditionally male dance to show love for her grandfather
February 19, 2019, 12:12 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Defying stereotypes, teenager Vilde Westeng aims to be the best halling dancer.
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
Canada opens world's longest hiking trail that stretches coast to coast
What your blood type says about you
Coast redwoods: Majestic giants benefit all humankind
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
Why do cats purr?