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All Stories by Jonathan Lambert
Health & Medicine
A new viral infection emerged in December 2019 among people in Wuhan, China. The mystery illness has already killed at least 17 people and sickened many hundreds.
Being big helps whales access more food. But just how big a whale can get is influenced by whether it hunts or filter-feeds.
A global survey of bird egg color has revealed a simple trend: the colder the climate, the darker the egg.
Excessive groundwater use could push more than half of the regions that depend on water pumped up from underground aquifers past an environmental tipping point by 2050. That could threaten aquatic ecosystems around the world.
Today’s lithium-ion batteries power everything from smartphones to computers. Three scientists who pioneered those batteries just got the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry.