Two historians consider the field of taxonomy to ask what history can provide science at the bench level.
The recent entrance of elderberry into mainstream success is marked by an increasing popular desire to engage with traditional, “natural” remedies.
Everyone talks about biodiversity these days, but an entomologist just might be its fiercest advocate.
Herbert Keightley Job's work represents a major turn in the study of birds. Instead of shooting them, he photographed them, at least some of the time...
Some species have adapted to get themselves close to freezing without dying.
Trees get all the credit. But for biodiversity, look down, too.
The newly hot alternative to meat has a long history.
These Florida mollusks make off with chloroplasts from algae and cleverly photosynthesize them for their own nutrition.
Trees in cities have the ability to sequester carbon, provide shade, and mitigate flooding. But no one tree fits all environments.
A hundred-year-old red oak in a Massachusetts forest told a writer and a team of scientists secrets about change over time.