The lifecycle in your walls

The lifecycle in your walls

What’s thriving behind the scenes of your home this summer?

When summer in the city gets too hot, those of us without air conditioning do what we must to stay sane: we open the windows. In the heat of the moment, we forget that these windows often lack screens, and that, effectively, we’re granting urban wildlife open access to the safe interiors of our homes. More…

environment

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Soul cyclist Aaron Naparstek fights for the streets you’d want to live on

Bike activists are shaping urban design in the Big Apple

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

The New Caledonian Crow

Meet the best toolmakers in the animal world

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Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Botulism contamination is a horrifying possibility, but the risk may be nothing to fuss over

Long John Silver’s invites you to the seafood revolution

Their “Think Fish” campaign aims to refresh an outdated, unhealthy model — but can it be saved?

environment

The Science Oven

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images