We explore the ultimate frontier: the composition of the entire known universe, some of which are still being investigated today.
More carbon in the atmosphere is creating a hotter world—and gradually fueling both climate change and instances of wildfires.
New research links mutation rates and lifespan. We visualize the data supporting this new framework for understanding cancer.
The largest dinosaur that ever lived was as long as a 13-story building. We show how the sizes of dinosaurs measured up.
Scientists believe we've only discovered about 5% of the universe. Here's a map of what we've found so far, visualized using a log scale.
Of the 118 chemical elements found on Earth, only 21 make up the human body. Here we break down the elemental composition of the average human.
The field of synthetic biology could solve problems in a wide range of industries, from medicine to agriculture—here’s how.