Our Microbiomes Are Making Scientists Question What it Means to Be Human
Are we people or a "megaorganism?"
Watch a Man Swim Through an Ocean of Trash Off the Coast of Bali
A startling reminder that humans have a huge impact on the ocean.
Arctic Heat Wave
It's the Middle of Winter and the Temperature at the North Pole Is Above Freezing
The sun won't rise at the North Pole for nearly a month, and yet you could still walk around there with just a normal winter coat.
Cloudflare Terminates Service to 'The Pirate Bay of Science'
Supporters tell Sci-Hub to “stay strong” while academic publications celebrate their victory.
This ‘Skin’ Is as Hard as Artificial Tooth Enamel and Can Heal Itself
Oh, and it's antibacterial, too.
11 Billion Pieces of Plastic Are Making Coral Reefs Sick
Plastic is suffocating and infecting coral reefs.
Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself
A cautionary tale for messing with the environment.
Researchers Examined the Feasibility of Cleaning Orbital Junk With a Space-Based Laser Station
For safer space exploration in the future.
This Machine Is Designed to Grow Internal Organs
Robotics might be the future of surgery.
The Pilot Using Drones to Empower Marginalized Communities
Rhianna Lakin deploys drones to help people in need, and she's training others to do the same.
Coral Bleaching Is the New Normal
A true representation of the Anthropocene.
Co-Authored Biomedical Papers List Men as First Authors More Frequently Than Women
Even papers that indicated authors had “contributed equally,” male-female listing was statistically more frequent than female-male listing.