As rescuers try to save dozens of whales stranded in the Florida Everglades, the question of why such beachings occur remains unclear
The evidence mounts for long-ago microbes in a vanished body of Martian water
Eastern officials blame the Midwest for the air pollution that still fouls their cities. Will the Supreme Court play referee?
Could alleviate earth’s looming water resource crises
The Planetary Science Program is facing steep budget cuts in 2014
Bananas are just the hors d’oeuvre
An surprising find in a pit of bones upsets a lot of what we thought we knew about human ancestry
DNA from Spanish bones beats old record by almost 300,000 years
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
Our brutish forebears liked things tidy—so what’s wrong with you?
Pilot whales often strand themselves in large numbers, though researchers aren’t sure why