A newly published genome holds some spicy secrets. To engineer a better pepper, you'd have to go out into the field—actual fields, around the world—and look at different traits, measurements, and yield.
Microbes living in the beasts' coats could be deadly to malaria and cancer cells. Sloths are cute. Take this video of baby sloths being washed: Until today, this video might represent sheer joy. But a
The 25th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2013. First prize winner will receive a 10-day Galapagos expedition
YouTube has just turned eight, and the company is marking the occasion by sharing a couple of cool stats about the service. Users of the world's most popular video sharing service upload 100 hours of to