Science isn’t immune to the holiday spirit. Here are some of our favorite holiday themed news stories to keep you cozy by the fire.
Genomicist Michael Barker will never look at a Christmas tree the same way again—and neither will you after reading this story about the evolutionary history of spruces, pines, firs, and their relatives.
Is that a holiday bauble floating up there in the heavens? Perhaps … if you use a bit of imagination.
Reindeer stay plenty warm when temperatures plummet below -50°C, how do they keep from overheating?
We love our Christmas lights so much, NASA can see them from space.
If the cold weather is getting you down, look on the bright side. Lowering your body’s thermostat may help you lose some of that eggnog weight you packed on over the holidays.