New Human 'Organ' Was Hiding in Plain Sight

New Human 'Organ' Was Hiding in Plain Sight The interstitium, scientists found, is under our skin and between our organs. Understanding it may eventually help treat disease. Source: National Geographic The interstitium, scientists found, is under our skin and between our organs. Understanding it may eventually help treat disease. New Human 'Organ' Was Hiding in Plain Sight

Amazon Jungle Once Home to Millions More Than Previously Thought

Amazon Jungle Once Home to Millions More Than Previously Thought Forget small nomadic tribes and pristine jungle: the southern Amazon was likely covered in a network of large villages and ceremonial centers before Columbus. Source: National Geographic Forget small nomadic tribes and pristine jungle: the southern Amazon was likely covered in a network of large villages and ceremonial centers before Columbus. Amazon Jungle Once Home to Millions More Than Previously Thought

75% of Earth's Land Areas Are Degraded

75% of Earth's Land Areas Are Degraded A new report warns that environmental damage threatens the well-being of 3.2 billion people. Yet solutions are within reach. Source: National Geographic A new report warns that environmental damage threatens the well-being of 3.2 billion people. Yet solutions are within reach. 75% of Earth's Land Areas Are Degraded

Aliens Could Detect Life on Earth. Here's How.

Aliens Could Detect Life on Earth. Here's How. From gases in the atmosphere to satellites in space, Earth is sending plenty of signals that something here is alive. Source: National Geographic From gases in the atmosphere to satellites in space, Earth is sending plenty of signals that something here is alive. Aliens Could Detect Life on Earth. Here's How.

Photos from March for Our Lives Events Around the Globe

Photos from March for Our Lives Events Around the Globe Take a look at powerful moments from the movement protesting gun violence, led by young adults, that has spread throughout the world. Source: National Geographic Take a look at powerful moments from the movement protesting gun violence, led by young adults, that has spread throughout the world. Photos from March for Our Lives Events Around the Globe

How World War I Gave Women Scientists a Chance to Shine

How World War I Gave Women Scientists a Chance to Shine From inventing explosives to taking x-rays at the front, women in the U.K. during WWI had just as much mettle as the men they replaced. Source: National Geographic From inventing explosives to taking x-rays at the front, women in the U.K. during WWI had just as much mettle as the men they replaced. How World War I Gave Women Scientists a Chance to Shine