Side-by-side comparison of Kennewick Man's skull and a reconstructed head.

A New Chapter to the Controversial Case of Kennewick Man

Kennewick Man is indeed most closely related to modern Native Americans. New results bolster the argument for repatriation and reburial.
Scientist holding a leopard frog.

Tracking the Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog

A new species of Atlantic Coast leopard frog has appeared in industrial wetlands, surprising herpetologists.

Pluto Gets a Close-Up

What the New Horizon voyage tells us about Pluto.

The Peril of Skinny Jeans, Corsets, and Restrictive Clothing

what do skinny jeans and corsets have in common. as you may imagine, quite a bit.

How Synthetic Brains Can Advance Robotics

Why try to create synthetic brains? Given the anxieties around artificial intelligence, why risk it?
Scientists collecting sewage sample

The Promise of Sewage

Sewage might be the key in tracking diseases.

NASA Sets Its Sites on Europa

NASA has decided on the nature and scope of a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, scheduled in the 2020s.

A Democratic Experiment Among Baboons

New research on baboon troops suggests that they employ democratic decision-making.

The Color of Dinosaur Eggs

What color were dinosaur eggs? Looking at their closest cousins, birds, may give us a clue.

The Ecological Society of America Turns 100

Ecological Society of America celebrates its centennial this year.