What Did Pterosaurs Eat? Look Very Closely at Their Teeth

The pterosaurs had no way of knowing it, but they would one day become a bit…

What Should You Do About Holiday Gatherings and Covid-19?

The strangest, most confusing, most taxing year we Americans have collectively trundled through is about to…

These Oceanographers Want to Turn Marine Slime Into Drugs

To find new drug-producing animals, algae, and microbes, the oceanographers aboard the Nautilus first have to…

What Comes After the International Space Station?

From the outside, the design of Axiom’s space station looks remarkably similar to the ISS. The…

There May Be Far More Water on the Moon Than NASA Thought

One theory is that water hitched a ride to the moon as protons in the solar…

Boston Dynamics’ Robots Won’t Take Our Jobs … Yet

It’s impossible to talk about Boston Dynamics robots without acknowledging two things: They’re a marvel of…

Pandemic Quiet Is Helping Humans Eavesdrop on Rare Dolphins

This story originally appeared on Atlas Obscura and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The…

Mark Kelly’s Been To Space. Can He Make it to Capitol Hill?

But even though Glenn hadn’t spent time in office, he did have a lot of skills…

Scientists Discover the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

A team of physicists in New York has discovered a material that conducts electricity with perfect…

Uh-Oh. Russia’s Laptev Sea Should Have Started to Freeze by Now

This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For…