Twilight of the Nautilus
What the scientist who has studied the iconic sea creature for 45 years now sees.
Life Always Wins. Follow Me
A botanist is introduced to escapees from the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
The Incredible Fig
The fig is an ecological marvel. Although you may never want to eat one again.
Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See
It’s time to retire the hierarchical classification of living things.
A Wrinkle in Nature Could Lead to Alien Life
There may be more than one way to tune a universe for life.
Where Aliens Could Be Watching Us
More than 1,700 stars could have seen Earth in the past 5,000 years.
If Aliens Exist, Here’s How We’ll Find Them
Two esteemed astrophysicists peer into the future of space exploration.
We Are Beast Machines
We understand conscious experiences only in light of our nature as living creatures.
The Trouble with Brain Scans
An aspiring cognitive scientist faces the sketchy truth about fMRI.
That Is Not How Your Brain Works
Forget these scientific myths to better understand your brain and yourself.