Soil biodiversity is still a black box. Some scientists are beginning to explore the global underground that services the health of plants and animals.
If an asteroid impact wiped out the dinosaurs as believed by the scientific consensus, its effects on evolution seem strained and inconsistent.
Far from being humble, primitive steppingstones to higher life, microbes display superpowers that so-called “higher” forms of life depend on.
A man was paddleboarding last month when he came across a mysterious creature three miles off the shoreline of California.
AI can appear smart when it generates a surprising result. But surprise does not equate to creativity.