Signs of repeated ice- and snow-melt in a mid-latitude gully may point to the most recent water activity on the Red Planet's surface
A physiologist who himself used to use steroids on why Major League Baseball players--now including Yankee Alex Rodriguez--juice
Politicians, environmentalists and industry clash over the leasing of public lands for natural gas drilling on Colorado's rugged Roan Plateau
A leading researcher discusses how on-the-field head injuries can lead to neurological disorders in players even after they hang up their cleats
Sidelined by an injury, NFL draft pick trades in football for a career as an astronaut
A new study from the Earth Institute at Columbia University says there’s more seismic activity around the Big Apple than previously thought. Researchers also say they discovered a new active fault line running from Stamford, Conn., 25 miles (40.2 kilometers) west toward the Hudson River...
Every August for the past 11 years, Beloit College has put out its Mindset List, which the small Wisconsin school describes as an attempt to get a sense of students’ cultural frames of reference, and how they’ve have changed from those of previous classes...
Those anti-bot security forms that slow you down when you're entering information just might serve a larger purpose
Looking back at the surveillance all around us--from wiretapped phones to security cameras
The latest film in the Star Wars saga is now at multiplexes nationwide, taking moviegoers back to that far, far away galaxy for a fresh dose of epic space battles between cloned soldiers and robotic armies...
A press conference in Palo Alto, Calif. tomorrow is planned to showcase yesterday's bold claim that the remains of a Sasquatch, or bigfoot, have been found in northern Georgia.
As a new film on the Apollo 11 mission is released, the second man on the moon tells ScientificAmerican.com what he thinks of NASA's current direction
How close has science brought us to clone armies squaring off against blaster-wielding droids?
Get a first look at Anakin, Obi-Wan and a young Jedi trainee as they prepare to do battle with a new enemy in The Clone Wars