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The Incredible Fig

The fig is an ecological marvel. Although you may never want to eat one again.

Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See

It’s time to retire the hierarchical classification of living things.

Here’s the Right Story for Vaccine Holdouts

Two public health experts explain how to cut through the noise about COVID-19 vaccines.

How to Outwit Evolution

We can defeat superbugs by staying one step ahead of them.

Humans Are One Mixed-Up Ape

What Made Early Humans Smart

Walking upright made our ancestors easy prey. It also made them get smart.

The Evolutionary Wonders in the Deep Sea

It’s a golden age for finding new and mysterious forms of deep-sea life.

The Math of Living Things

Exploring the intersection of physical and biological laws.