In forests, birds flock to find food. On farms with trees — not so much, a new study says
Climate change is a lead suspect
A competition to develop robot avatars for earthbound tasks could someday lead to virtual space travel
The therapy doesn’t reduce pain, but that’s not the point
Confirmation bias might even apply to decisions we think of as purely objective, like math problems
Searching for extraterrestrial life is like trying to meet someone in Manhattan with no prearranged place or time
New York City ponds are teeming with microbes — one microbiologist is showing them to the world.
Instead of trying to compete with Mother Nature, Tak-Sing Wong draws inspiration from her
Plants have never experienced where our climate is going — one researcher wants to prepare them for the worst.
Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes
A study published earlier this year reveals how swelling cities like New York might harness geotagged social media posts to better understand park visitation.
Transgender people have higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide, partly due to state-backed discrimination
Gene-editing technology is revolutionary, but safety and ethical concerns remain
Arctic activities could hurt polar bears, but it won’t matter if sea ice keeps melting
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