Popular Science

The best way to deal with fall leaves

A science-loving lady could head the next House Science Committee

Do we need an opioid 1,000 times more powerful than morphine? The FDA thinks so.

Megapixels: This strange creature isn’t a spider or a dog, but it sure looks like both

Whoa, dinosaur eggs looked more dope than we thought

These dogs know you have malaria before you do

Megapixels: Spooky animal x-rays are exactly as cool as you’d imagine

Did a giant bird really eat a neanderthal child?

Megapixels: This geometric iceberg will soothe your soul

Lavender might actually help you relax

When and how did dinosaurs go extinct?

The smaller the city, the bigger the flu epidemic

Some hummingbirds hit notes so high, only dogs could hear them

Why erectile dysfunction meds can have serious side effects

What you should know about the new climate change report

The toxins of our past still threaten the future of killer whales

This year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry ‘rewards a revolution based on evolution’

Megapixels: A moth drinks tears from a bird’s eye

Weedkiller weakens bees by messing with their microbiomes

How alcohol does—and doesn’t—affect your memory

Donated organs rarely spread disease, thanks to these protocols

We already know air pollution hurts your heart—and it might also hurt your brain

Humans are natural runners—and this ancient gene mutation might have helped

Audubon Magazine

Guardians of the Grebes

In Alaska, Starving Seabirds and Empty Colonies Signal a Broken Ecosystem

¿Comó se llama? How Birds Get Their Spanish Names

Court Orders EPA to Ban Pesticide Harmful to Children and Birds Within 60 Days

Piping Plovers Nest in Toronto’s Shadow for First Time in 84 Years

Here’s Why This Mama Merganser Has More Than 50 Ducklings

The Origins of Hummingbirds Are Still a Major Mystery

How One Audubon Chapter Is Partnering With Schools to Get Kids Outside

Why Some Songbirds Kick Their Chicks Out Before They Can Fly

Video: Watch (and Hear) Two Bitterns Getting Weird in a Rice Field

What a Fateful Expedition to Alaska 100 Years Ago Can Teach Us Today

Neat! Stick Insects Can Survive Being Eaten by Birds

Once a Polluted Mess, Now a Healthy Riverside Park


Podcast: Dog cloning, explained

Video: Saving slow lorises using DNA

A guide to cervical cancer screenings at every age

What pushes a major city to the brink of running out of water?

Scuttleship Farm (Video)

Alaskans take to the seas to fight climate change

Size isn’t the only thing that matters during an earthquake

Climate detectives use kauri tree clues to uncover secrets from Antarctica


Astronaut Blood May Not Act Weird in Space After All