Remember the Bees That Swarmed Times Square? We Tried to Find Out Where They Came From
Where the 20,000 insects ended up is known, thanks to Twitter, but where they originated from before invading a hot dog cart in Manhattan remains a...
Trilobites: Watch Plants Light Up When They Get Attacked
Scientists showed that plants are much less passive than they seem by revealing the secret workings of their threat communication systems.
Trilobites: Just a Few Pieces of Plastic Can Kill Sea Turtles
A new study shows that especially for young turtles, ingesting just a little more than a dozen pieces of plastic in the ocean can be lethal.
Hurricane Florence Is Going to Slow Down. That’s Not Good.
The storm won’t be alone: Tropical cyclones have grown more sluggish since the mid-20th century. Here’s why that’s a bad thing.
Hurricane Florence: Your Forecasting and Climate Questions Answered
How should we make sense of the different forecasting models? Why is the storm so unpredictable? And, how bad will it be?
Scott Pruitt, Former E.P.A. Chief, Is in Talks for His Next Job: Coal Consultant
Mr. Pruitt has remained largely out of the public eye since departing the Trump administration in July under a cloud of ethics investigations.
Trilobites: They’re Blue, Purple and Red, and No One Has Ever Seen Them Before
Deep in the Atacama Trench off the coast of Chile, researchers discovered three new species of snailfish.
Planned Parenthood Names Doctor, a Chinese Immigrant, as its New President
Leana Wen, who replaces Cecile Richards, won praise for her steadying hand as Baltimore’s health commissioner during the city’s convulsive protests...
Oldest Known Drawing by Human Hands Discovered in South African Cave
The artifact, which scientists think is about 73,000 years old, predates the oldest previously known human drawings from Europe by about 30,000 years.
F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers
The agency gave top makers of popular vaping devices 60 days to come up with a plan to keep their flavored products away from teenagers or face...
Hurricane, Typhoon or Cyclone? Same Storm, Different Name
Tropical cyclones occur all over the world, but what they’re called depends on where they form.
It’s Not Just You: 2017 Was Rough for Humanity, Study Finds
Humanity had its darkest year in at least a decade, according to a Gallup survey of the emotional lives of more than 154,000 people around the world.