Climate

Scientists set out to investigate how these unusual structures form.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Iron-laden particles fertilized areas of the ocean thousands of kilometers away.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
A better understanding of the physics of storm formation may lead to more accurate forecasts.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Many people around the world eat insects, but still some of us are squeamish about eating them.
Inside Science Contributor
As climate change melts away frozen landscapes, scientists rush to discover all they can about the tiny organisms that thrive on ice.
James Gaines, Contributor
New research shows the climate effects likely varied widely around the globe, with the Northern Hemisphere suffering the most.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Scientists study how some microorganisms deep on the ocean floor affect our climate.
Inside Science Contributor
A better understanding of past rainfall swings may help scientists better predict future ones.
Nikk Ogasa, Contributor
Walls, fences and other obstacles hamper the mobility of mammals and birds.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
January brought good and bad news to start the year.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
New courses could help prepare young doctors for the medical challenges of a warming world.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
Researchers in Finland used environmental data to study potentially destructive ice-induced shaking.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor