Jeffrey Lockwood reviews The Medea Hypothesis by Peter Ward.
Wrapping virtual skins on 3-D models helps track individual tigers
Injecting CO2 into subsurface rocks could provide permanent storage
The supremely flexible octopus inspires a new generation of robots
Feather-like spines could reduce vehicles’ fuel consumption
People construct fences, sometimes across whole continents, on the poetic assumption that good fences make good neighbors. Unfortunately for wildlife, gated communities are rarely tranquil.
Imagine waking up to discover that your mother, your sister, and your friends’ wives are all men. That could be reality for invasive fish if a radical plan to exterminate them takes shape.
As scientists piece together how climate impacts disease, strange patterns are emerging: mosquito outbreaks can follow drought, shorter migrations make butterflies sick, and more birds (not
Reports of bee colony losses in the U.S. and Europe have triggered fears of a worldwide “pollination crisis.
Who says science is no picnic? To assess the carbon footprint of barbecues, Eric Johnson rounded up eight volunteer grillers (including himself) and held the equivalent of 50 cookouts.