Australian ecologists found turtle-headed sea snakes cope with excessively polluted waters by losing their white stripes.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
Last year was the hottest on record, according to a new report from the American Meteorological Society.
By PBS NewsHour
As high-density, industrial-scale livestock farms have become fertile breeding grounds for disease, they’ve also become a major source of drug-resistant superbugs. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman team up to report on how scientists are studying how…
By Nsikan Akpan
In the book "Big Chicken," Maryn McKenna chronicles how humanity went from developing antibiotics to keep healthy to standing on the verge of an onslaught of unstoppable diseases.
A draft climate change report is making headlines as scientists reportedly express concerns about how the Trump administration will respond. The New York Times reported on key findings in the preliminary document, including that "evidence for a changing climate abounds"…
By Fedor Kossakovski
Some health professionals are advocating for shorter antibiotics courses, going so far as to say maybe patients should stop taking antibiotics once they feel better.
By Eric Williams and Eric Hittinger, The Conversation
If history is a guide, policies that promote wind power expansion will lead to lower prices – potentially beating fossil fuels in the US by 2030.
On Thursday morning, hundreds of young people of color received an urgent message: they couldn’t afford not to be leaders in the fight against climate change.
By Jonathan Wosen, STAT
Plastic surgeon Dr. Coleen Stice mostly operates on humans – that is, until the zoo calls for assistance. She has operated on a bald eagle, fixed cleft palates on dogs, and done minor reconstructive surgery on pigs and cats. Her…
By Roni Dengler
Heat waves are burning up the West Coast. Here’s why things are so toasty right now.
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