Is the planet undergoing the sixth mass extinction in its history courtesy of the human species?
Two holes in a chemical storage tank, and no formal inspections, left the city of Charleston without drinking water, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board reports
When refilled prescriptions for post–heart attack care resulted in the same medication looking different in shape or color, patients were significantly more likely to stop taking their meds
Researchers have traced ancient tipping points that could presage what to expect under the current global warming
Start-ups in fusion-energy research are fueled by venture capital and a lot of hope
Evidence of featherlike structures have been found for the first time in the fossil of a plant-eating dinosaur rather than the dinosaur lineage closely related to birds
A three-step plan for using data right in an age of government overreach
Yesterday's big reptiles can help us figure out how the human era is shaping up By Mary H. Schweitzer
On July 25, French film writer/director Luc Besson's action thriller Lucy opens in theaters nationwide. The premise is that the title character, played by Scarlett Johansson, is exposed to a drug that unlocks her mind, giving her superhuman powers of cognition.
Within a Mars-like laboratory environment, perchlorate salts known to exist on Mars were able to lower the freezing point enough to get ice to turn to liquid water