A collection of eggs from seabirds, shorebirds, forest and grassland birds – even a giant flightless bird – arranged in separate boxes. The boxes are placed in a grid pattern on a table.

All Things Beautiful

New book reveals hundreds of specimens from the Florida Museum of Natural History
Photography by Kristen B. Grace
Text by Heather Dewar

On a seven day paddle from coast to coast, a scientist tracks an 1897 expedition — and new contaminants.

Seen from a distance, four students examine striations in red volcanic rock on the edge of a crater strewn with boulders. They wear sun hats to protect from the glare and heat. One points at the rock patterns, which are crumbled and eroded.
The drone wouldn’t fly. The wheelchair-accessible van spun its tires, digging into...