National Geographic

40 articles
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Moscow: Opulent, Overwhelming, and Pulsing With Power

It’s the “City of the Big Automobile,” raw and beautiful at once.

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Luminous Life

In the deep ocean, a swimming sea-worm called a “green bomber” can throw sacs of light when attacked.

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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

Trying to make sense our current age of disbelief.

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The First Year

A baby’s brain needs love to develop.

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Almost Human

On spear-wielding chimps who hunt for meat.

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The Nuclear Tourist

Visiting the site of the Chernobyl meltdown.

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Deadly Contact

When animals infect us.

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The Dogs of War

On America’s combat canines and their handlers.

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Wild Obsession

The perilous attraction of owning exotic pets.

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Remember This

Inside the minds of two people, one with the world’s best memory and one with the world’s worst.

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Far From Home

On the foreign workers of Dubai, who now make up 90 percent of the city’s population.

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The Case of the Missing Ancestor

A cave in Russia, a long-lost tip of a pinkie bone, and the discovery of a new kind of human being.