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Sunday Species Snapshot: Visayan Warty Pig

Sunday Species Snapshot: Visayan Warty Pig

This delightfully ugly, hairy, toothy pig has disappeared from most of its original range. But a few zoos are helping to save it from extinction.

December 29, 2013 — John R. Platt
Was Typhoon Haiyan a Record Storm?

Was Typhoon Haiyan a Record Storm?

Breaking news can sometime include mistakes, and breaking news emerging from disaster areas can be fraught with errors. Journalists try to do follow-up stories to correct facts, and until then, other journalists reporting on the same event often resort to general language to cover the vagaries.

November 12, 2013 — Mark Fischetti