Archivo: The Atlantic

A study has turned up a side effect of human spaceflight that no one had observed before.

The latest volley in a decades-long debate about apes’ theory of mind involved one scientist dressing up as King Kong and stealing from his colleague.

A photographer began shooting unusual-looking coyotes on Galveston Island. They turned out to be descended from a very rare wolf species.

A new way to revive rare breeds—and perhaps even endangered birds—from frozen cells

Errant particles from everyday radioactive materials are a major obstacle for particle physicists. The solution? Lead from the bottom of the sea.

Long before there were CRISPR babies, there was CRISPR dairy.

Can fake tortoise shells teach predators to stop devouring soft-shelled juveniles?

Sea-level rise will become unmanageable, and life will flee the world’s tropical oceans, if carbon pollution keeps rising, a new report from the UN climate panel says.

Living north of the Arctic Circle meant learning fear and its power to motivate in the face of danger—whether from a bear or climate change.

As a cancer patient, she had received cord-blood cells from an anonymous donor. The DNA from those cells led her to him.