Producing beef for the table has a surprising environmental cost: it releases prodigious amounts of heat-trapping greenhouse gases
The deep basins under the oceans are carpeted with lava that spewed from submarine volcanoes and solidified. Scientists have solved the mystery of how, precisely, all that lava reaches the seafloor
Efficient electric plasma engines are propelling the next generation of space probes to the outer solar system
The black hole has a troublesome sibling, the naked singularity. Physicists have long thought--hoped--it could never exist. But could it?
Nanoscale technologies can transform how disease is understood, attacked and possibly prevented
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