There are continents to explore right below our feet — including two giant blobs 100 times as tall as Everest. Here’s how seismologist and geophysicist Ed Garnero is studying this unseen and largely uncharted territory.

An estimated 30 percent of the planet’s food supply is needlessly discarded. Here are some imaginative ideas to stop the rot.

The neutrino has been called “the ghost particle,” due to its otherworldly ability to pass through solid objects, including you and me. Researchers in Antarctica are trying to catch them, hoping they might reveal the most energetic areas of the universe.

At this conservation center in central China, captive-born pandas go through a gradual, carefully monitored process to prepare them to live in their natural habitat. Photographer Ami Vitale shows how they go from wriggly newborns to independent adventurers.

Photographer Danial Shah wants to show the world a view of his country that is rarely seen in news stories: its diverse cultures, crafts and landscapes.

Copenhagener Ole Kassow launched a program to help elderly Danes get back on bicycles. Now volunteer pilots in 29 countries are taking their passengers on the road.