The Science of Beauty
From human growth hormone to collagen stimulators, we examine the tactics employed to enhance beauty and stave off the ravages of aging.
Five Ways Science Is Trying to Keep Your Food Safe
In the wake of salmonella outbreaks, scientists are developing technologies that could protect against future threats.
60-Second Science Blog
PCs Idling Overnight Waste Billions in Energy Costs
Because nearly half of U.S. workers leave their computers running overnight, offices rack up an extra $2.8 billion annually in wasteful electricity bills, according to one tally.
The First Meteorites Recovered from a Tracked Asteroid
Fragments in the Sudanese desert complete an “asteroid trifecta”—discovery in space, prediction of the impact site and recovery of fragments.
60-Second Science Podcast
Caffeine Cuts Workout Pain
New research suggests that caffeine, by keeping you from feeling the burn, can help you get more bang for your workout buck.
The Hidden Face of Nefertiti
The famous carved bust of the ancient Egyptian queen has held many secrets. Now researchers are applying computed tomography to bring them to light.