The earliest wildfires raged long before humans, and they only needed three ingredients to get started.
Scholarly research offers insight into the ways climate change and other factors are contributing to the wildfire crisis.
Four different ways researchers use the virus's own structure to train our immune systems to exterminate it.
Theoretical physicist Francesca Vidotto on feminist epistemology, white holes, string theory, and her book (with Carlo Rovelli) on loop quantum gravity.
Recent changes to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 leave birds vulnerable to industry, experts say.
It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.
Telescopes that detect long-wavelength signals offer clues about the Big Bang, the centers of black holes, and the origins of life.
The Black scientist Alice Ball helped develop a treatment for leprosy in the early twentieth century. But someone else took the credit.
She was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in entomology as well as an activist for freedom in the Civil Rights Movement.
Charles Darwin, who of all people should have known better, married his first cousin. Did his love for Emma color his later works?