NY Times Science

 
April 24th
In “Pollination Power,” Heather Angel, a wildlife photographer, exposes the pollination process in macrophotography, showing the clear transfer of pollen onto creatures.
April 24th
Never has there been a better time to appreciate the gritty, bizarre charm of these prickly natives.
April 24th
A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
April 24th
President Trump congratulated the astronaut Peggy Whitson, who early on Monday surpassed the 534-day record for most time in space by an American.
April 24th
An unlikely new reference guide breaks down U.F.O. sightings county by county, shape by shape, month by month.
April 24th
Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, is a frequent side effect of many commonly prescribed drugs.
April 24th
Ivanka Trump joined the call, in which the president congratulated Peggy Whitson for setting a new U.S. space record.
April 24th
This isn’t science fiction. A number of start-ups as well as big aerospace firms are trying to build personal aircraft you could fly around town.
April 24th
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
April 23rd
Kuki Gallmann was wounded in an attack that may be part of a wider problem in which farmers have been terrorized by herders who want more land to graze their animals.
April 22nd
Think you know your racial background? A communications studies project involving ancestry DNA testing has led to interesting conversations on identity.
April 22nd
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts took to the streets in Washington and around the world on Saturday to protest.
April 22nd
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
April 22nd
The spacecraft is set to venture into the gap between Saturn and its innermost ring 22 times until Sept. 15, then crash into the planet.
April 22nd
Shadow three scientists as they work with wolves and butterflies, DNA and tide pools before they attend one of the March for Science demonstrations around the country.
April 21st
Climate change is altering the environment in ways that increase the potential for viruses like Zika.
April 21st
The large crystals, and perhaps life forms within, may be scattered around by a whirlwind that a geologist calls a gravel devil.
April 21st
Trump is in charge at a critical moment for keeping climate change in check. We may never recover.
April 21st
Finding new ways to cure cancer trumps privacy concerns.
April 20th
A founder of modern forensic psychiatry, Dr. Sadoff once estimated that he had evaluated as many as 10,000 defendants in criminal cases.
April 20th
Naked mole rats flip a metabolic switch to last for hours in oxygen levels that would kill other mammals. They can last 18 minutes with zero oxygen.
April 20th
The renowned birder recommends Ecuador and Uganda, as well as Cape May in New Jersey. His favorite place is the Malheur refuge in Oregon.
April 19th
The asteroid, 2014 JO25, which is approximately 2,000 feet end-to-end, was about 1.1 million miles away when it passed by on Wednesday morning.
April 19th
A new study found that a major ocean current is carrying plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving it there.
April 19th
A groundbreaking study has found that genetic variations in mice are linked to parental care and monogamy, the first time such a link has been found in mammals.
April 19th
The planet, about 40 light years from Earth, is close enough that astronomers hope they will someday be able to probe its atmosphere for signs of water or other evidence of suitability for life.
April 19th
Researchers think 3-D printing may make it cheaper and easier to create glass objects, from skyscraper facades to tiny devices used in research.
April 19th
Climate displacement is becoming one of the world’s most powerful — and destabilizing — geopolitical forces.
April 18th
Insurers have been closely watching as President Trump and congressional lawmakers debate the future of subsidies that help lower deductibles and co-payments.
April 18th
It’s actually a clam, it lives on sulfur and researchers have studied a living specimen for the first time.
April 18th
In this 360° video, get an up-close look at how a dung beetle in Laikipia, Kenya, prepares a meal.
April 18th
Scientists are investigating whether releasing tons of particulates into the atmosphere might be good for the planet. Not everyone thinks this is a good idea.
April 18th
Along parts of the East Coast, the entire system of insuring coastal property is beginning to break down.