The field of synthetic biology could solve problems in a wide range of industries, from medicine to agriculture—here’s how.
More than two-thirds of Earth’s surface is covered by water and hidden from sight. This animation drains the world’s oceans to reveal the ocean floor.
The amount of human-made (or anthropogenic) mass, has now exceeded the weight of all life on Earth, including humans, animals, and plants.
A unique and entertaining graphic that compares the depth of the world's lakes and oceans, as well as the deepest holes ever drilled.
There are 8 common blood groups but 36 human blood types in total. Here we map the most widespread blood types in every country in the...
Since dwarf planets started being classified in 2005, nine have been recognized. Here we visually introduce the dwarf planets in our solar system.
Space junk and orbital crowding are threatening the future of space activities. Learn more about space sustainability in this infographic.
Humans are 99.9% genetically similar to one another, but what about other species? Here’s how genetically similar humans are to other life forms.