A new book on Darwin’s classic asks what he got right and wrong about “the highest and most interesting problem for the naturalist:” human evolution.
The Perseverance mission to Mars represents a considerable step forward for the space program. But are rovers as good as it gets?
An unsung patron of science whose deep pockets and passion for exploring led to the founding of two influential natural history museums.
The heat-resistant enzyme from Thermus aquaticus is used in PCR testing to detect pathogens.
Maybe it's something about the number eleven?
This French scientist conducted a series of gruesome experiments in his quest to discover the true limits of life and death.
Bats have a unique genetic ability to tolerate many viral infections. Can humans uncover their secrets?
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.