New Organism Might Represent One of Life’s Earliest Forms
Dendrogramma enigmatica, an organism discovered in the 1980s, may be one of the earliest lifeforms.
Keeping Up with the Carnivores
Biological research tracks predatory carnivores, who are increasingly veering into North American cities.
Gotham Coyote Project
Coyotes in New York City? You bet. Read more about carnivores living in urban areas.
Train Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Food?
Researchers in Boston found that it may be possible to train the brain to unconsciously prefer healthier, more nutritious foods.
The Wilderness Act Celebrates its 50th Birthday
The federal Wilderness Act was signed 50 years ago.
Good News for California Blue Whales
Researchers writing in Marine Mammal Science report that California blue whale populations have rebounded from losses inflicted by whaling.
A Historic Look at Climate Change Research
Plant ecologist Charles F. Cooper wrote prescient and succinct words on the topic of climate change back in 1978.
Is Beef Really Worse for the Environment Than Driving?
What’s the single biggest action a person can take to reduce their personal impact on climate change? It would seem that the answer is to eat less beef.
MacArthur Fellow Tami Bond studies the “Dark Horse” of Climate Change
Environmental engineer and newly-minted MacArthur Fellow Tami Bond is an expert on "black carbon."
How to Wash Your Hands
The research behind hand washing and MRSA, a resistant bacteria.