Ross MacPhee has always loved dirt. To him it means the opportunity to find lost things — from bones and teeth to pirate treasure. Learn more about what he’s discovered recently.
How many fish species are there on the planet today? Meet a scientist who is forever trying to answer that very question.
Tracking a gorilla can get hairy. Literally. Just ask George Amato, who collects hair from endangered eastern lowland gorillas to study their DNA.
As merchants, missionaries, and other travelers made their way between the cities of Asia, they told stories. See three of the tales that traveled the Silk Road.
Because travelers along the Silk Road often spoke different languages, music was a good way from them to communicate. Sample some of the music they shared.
How do people live in different parts of the world? And how have humans changed over time? Get the big picture on what it means to be human.
Check out this scrapbook to explore an amazing race that took place a century ago. Two teams of men raced across Antarctica to be the first to reach the South Pole.
You don't have to speak the same language, or even speak, to understand when someone is happy or sad. Explore how and why our brains have evolved to read facial expressions.
Ever wonder why some organisms flash, blink, or glow? Discover how by making your own land and ocean creatures that generate light.
Qori Kalis is the largest outlet glacier of Peru's Quelccaya ice cap. See firsthand how it (like all tropical glacier ice) is melting because of global warming.