Warm, wet weather triggered the unprecedented die-off of imperiled saiga antelope, scientists say. And climate change may make such conditions even more likely.

  • Jan 17, 2018

"This is such a tantalizing mystery, and as time goes on, we’re getting more clues,” astronomer Shami Chatterjee said.

  • Jan 10, 2018

"This is an acoustic degradation of the environment,” biologist Rob Guralnick said.

  • Jan 9, 2018

After eight years spent scouring the vertebrate bowels of the Earth, Janine Caira has published the world's most comprehensive census of the 4,810 known species of tapeworm.

  • Jan 2, 2018

Ben Barres was neuroscience pioneer. But he is beloved across academia for his tireless work to make science more inclusive.

  • Dec 28, 2017

The tree is the oldest on the White House grounds and has witnessed the tumult and triumph of 39 presidencies.

  • Dec 26, 2017

Holy global warming, Batman! A scientist calculated the carbon footprints of nine superheroes — and realized the planet would be better off if they didn't try to save it.

  • Dec 26, 2017

The Interior Department cut the number of employees allowed to attend the world's biggest geoscience conference by 60 percent.

  • Dec 22, 2017

The lawsuit calls the EPA's decision to bar grant recipients from its advisory committees “unlawful, arbitrary and capricious.”

  • Dec 21, 2017

Women members on Capitol Hill describe a cultural shift and call for action.

  • Nov 19, 2017
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