UnitedHealth Buys Large Doctors Group as Lines Blur in Health Care
The purchase of DaVita Medical Group moves UnitedHealth more into the role of doctor as it buys nearly 300 clinics across six states.
Trilobites: Sometimes Seeing More Endangered Tigers Isn’t a Good Sign
The concentration of Sumatran tigers in Indonesia’s protected forests has gone up, a researcher says, but probably because they are fleeing...
Trilobites: To See the Best Christmas Trees, You’ll Need Scuba Gear
Known as Christmas tree worms, these sea creatures’ bright fir-like cones can be spotted while diving around reefs in tropical waters.
Turning Points: Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change
Scientists on what’s next for our planet and how we can work together to cope.
Hunt Elephants to Save Them? Some Countries See No Other Choice
In some African nations, trophy hunting has provided funds needed to preserve endangered species. In other countries, the business has decimated...
Global Health: ‘Opiophobia’ Has Left Africa in Agony
Uganda has a strategy for giving scarce morphine to patients in pain. But many poor nations won’t emulate its effort because officials fear an...
London Mayor Seeks Revival of Public Drinking Fountains
Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to lessen the embrace of single-use plastic water bottles, many of which are never recycled.
Trilobites: How Dwarf Mongooses Respond to New Immigrants
Dwarf mongoose groups take a few months before they put full confidence in the sentinel calls of new arrivals.
Q&A: The Mystery of a Scorpion’s Glow
The luminescence of arthropods continues to fascinate scientists who still do not know why scorpions emit a blue-green neon color at night.
Take a Number: Two Hidden Cancer Causes: Diabetes and Obesity
The conditions played a role in nearly 800,000 cases of cancer worldwide in 2012, researchers reported.
Trilobites: Stress Hormones Soar in Whales Trapped by Fishing Lines
A new study examining whale scat found very high hormone levels for stress in North Atlantic right whales that became entangled in comparison to...
Krefeld Journal: The German Amateurs Who Discovered ‘Insect Armageddon’
Keeping meticulous records over decades, the Krefeld Entomological Society documented a 75 percent decline in bug populations that shocked the world.