What does gestural communication of great apes tell us about human language?

Our language is one of the features that define us as human beings and distance us from all other animals.

Why water drops splash: a non-trivial mystery explained

Droplets exhibit natural beauty and conceal complex physics that scientists have been trying to figure out for decades

How to Rebuff a Climate Denier: the proper way to fight alternative facts with actual facts

Insights from cognitive science.

The Crocodilian Revolution: amazing myths and facts about crocodiles

From Herodotus two thousand years ago to school textbooks of the 1990s, people have called crocodilians not just lazy, but stupid. This is completely untrue!

How humans are bringing tigers to the brink of extinction

It’s a tough time to be a tiger.

The Origins of Water Ice on Mercury

Who would expect water on the nearest planet to the Sun?

5 Career Paths in Environmental Sustainability

How you can make a difference — and get a career as well.

The Profitability of Green Infrastructure

The only constant is change. Seasons change, ecosystems change, the climate changes and people change.

Healthy Snacks That Might Boost Work Productivity

Gimme some of that avocado, I got a lot of work to do.

Greening Your Space Improves the Environment and Lessens Stress

Greening your own space could mean planting a seedling or developing a living building.