December 6, 2018

In forests, birds flock to find food. On farms with trees — not so much, a new study says.

December 5, 2018

Climate change is a lead suspect

December 3, 2018

A competition to develop robot avatars for earthbound tasks could someday lead to virtual space travel

November 30, 2018

The therapy doesn’t reduce pain, but that’s not the point

November 29, 2018

Confirmation bias might even apply to decisions we think of as purely objective, like math problems

November 29, 2018

Searching for extraterrestrial life is like trying to meet someone in Manhattan with no prearranged place or time

November 28, 2018

New York City ponds are teeming with microbes — one microbiologist is showing them to the world.

November 20, 2018

Instead of trying to compete with Mother Nature, Tak-Sing Wong draws inspiration from her

November 19, 2018

Plants have never experienced where our climate is going — one researcher wants to prepare them for the worst.

November 16, 2018

Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes

November 15, 2018

A study published earlier this year reveals how swelling cities like New York might harness geotagged social media posts to better understand park visitation.

November 13, 2018

Transgender people have higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide, partly due to state-backed discrimination

November 12, 2018

Gene-editing technology is revolutionary, but safety and ethical concerns remain

November 9, 2018

Arctic activities could hurt polar bears, but it won’t matter if sea ice keeps melting

November 7, 2018

At an academic symposium, researchers detailed the barriers and potentials of applying genome sequencing technology to the millions and millions of microbes populating our cities

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