The Red Light Forest – Prostitution in the Animal World

For pebbles, meat, or nectar, these animals found that nothing sells quite as well as sex.

Tasmanian devils evolve resistance to transmissible cancer that’s nearly 100% fatal

When all hope was thought to be lost, selection came to the rescue.

Interactive map shows which paths animals need to take to flee climate change

Visualizing the impending migration of birds, amphibians, and mammals.

Meet the Pipe: a beautiful desalinization plant that might one day serve 1.5 billion gallons of water to California

Who says desalinization isn’t sexy?

Scientists believe humans have started a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene

It’s a new time — geologically speaking, at least.

The U.S. plans to build the most advanced fusion reactor ever

Endless clean energy is just too good to pass up.

Fossil Friday: C. Megalodon, the true Jaws

The biggest fish in the pond.

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands now largest protected area on the planet

President Obama used his executive powers to quadruples the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

Controversial study claims biofuels aren’t carbon neutral, says it’s much worse than gasoline

A long-standing assumption in science is being put into question.

The Greenland ice sheet is losing some 270 billion tons of ice each year, a new study finds

Knowing how much water gets melted into the oceans will help us estimate the impact of rising sea levels.