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Watch Insect Wars: The Barbaric Ways of Bugs

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If you saw the iconic film Alien, you may remember the alien parasite bursting out of the human host’s chest. That type of thing actually happens in nature with parasitoid wasps and their insect hosts. While they’re vital to our

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ASK AN ASTRONAUT… about space junk, or as they call it orbital debris

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Ask a Scientist goes to space! Screenwriter Will Staples talks with astronaut Rick Mastracchio about what happens to all the junk that is flying around in space.

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Watch Back from the Dead: The Difficulties and Dilemmas of De-Extinction

De-extinction, or resurrecting an extinct species, is an intriguing notion. But the science is challenging and the ethics are complicated. On the one hand, it’s exciting to think about bringing back the woolly mammoth or the carrier pigeon or the

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