Three African countries chosen for the 1st large-scale malaria vaccine pilot program

Hundreds of thousands of infants will be vaccinated against the mosquito-carried parasite.

How ancient water management by the Chaco or Maya can help modern strategies in the face of climate change

Water management policy needs to adapt to constantly shifting environmental conditions, else we risk repeating the downfall of the Maya.

“There’s no vaccine for stupid” — The best signs from the March for Science

“There’s no vaccine for stupid.”

Extra moisture caused most of the world’s large animals to go extinct 15,000 years ago

There used to be giant sloths, rhinos, and dire wolves.

We just breached the 410 ppm threshold for carbon the dioxide — the highest it’s been since the mid-Pliocene

From bad to worse.

Britain powered itself for a day without coal — the first time since the industrial revolution

It’s an important milestone, but there’s still a long way to go.

A drop of dragon’s blood: using animals’ natural defenses to fight drug resistance

“Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog.”

Ancient sea scorpion slashed prey with deadly sharp tail spikes

It had a built-in weapon.

Empowering women around the world could help usher in a sustainable society, paper argues

Help them help us.

‘Hobbits’ didn’t evolve from a direct modern human ancestor. They likely originate from Africa instead

The most comprehensive bone analysis of its kind shows Homo floresiensis didn’t share important features with Homo erectus.