Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting off pathogens and increasing crop yields.
John Harvey Kellogg and his brother, W.K., are known today for their most famous discovery—corn flakes—but invented many other health foods along the way.
A recently developed technique called "environmental DNA" allows invasive species trackers to get a time-sensitive fingerprint of which species are living where—including underwater.
As plug-in electric vehicles struggle to carve out a slice of today's auto market, it's worth remembering the first such battle—at the turn of the 1900s.
To help piece together a crime scene, forensic entomologists examine the insects found in the area.
Techniques from physics and chemistry can help scientists and art historians sniff out art forgeries.