seasons

  • Pollen likes the heat

    You can expect worse allergy seasons as the climate warms.

    Climate change is causing allergy seasons to start earlier, last longer, and be more intense, according to a new stud...

    Climate February 10, 2021
  • The seasons in miniature

    A compilation of microscopic video represents the cycle of the changing seasons.

    Crystals form and melt, treelike structures grow and dissolve, colours transform and patterns shift in this video rep...

    Earth Sciences June 26, 2017
  • Watching the seasons turn on Saturn

    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is currently observing the solstice on Saturn.

    An enhanced-colour animation showing seasonal changes in Saturn’s north polar region between 2013 (left) and 2017 (ri...

    Space May 30, 2017
  • Spring shift throws songsters off their timing

    Climate change means birds don’t know when to fly north, writes Tim Wallace.

    The blue-winged warbler is one of many birds bemused by changing climates. Jim Zipp / GettyA silent spring was the ...

    Climate May 15, 2017
  • The best (and worst) ways to beat mosquito bites

    How can you build a mosquito-free zone?

    First one, then another. Bite! Slap! Bite! Before you know it, mosquitoes are descending from the skies to disrupt yo...

    Biology January 24, 2017
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