Forty-five years after the movie made everyone afraid to wade into the ocean, it’s not too late to remind viewers of the truth about sharks
A world-famous scientist is depicted with a nuance befitting both her achievements and her struggles
Among other things, he covered the Apollo moon landings, the rise of recombinant DNA technology and the emergence of AIDS
Scientists’ warnings about climate change have intensified over the past 12 months. Will world leaders finally listen?
A wave of conflagrations has altered both the land and human psyches
Damage from the Tubbs fire in October now presents a rare opportunity to learn about the behavior of wildfire, its ecological aftermath and how we live with fire
It's not just movie moguls and politicians; the problem is rampant in STEM fields as well. But recent moves by major organizations could mark a sea change in addressing this entrenched, degrading behavior...
Call it a contradiction of glacial proportions—an Arctic paradox. The world pushes for stronger protective measures to curb climate change scientists say is accelerating the destruction of the Arctic—melting ice sheets, thawing frozen soil and threatening the iconic polar bear. Call it plan A...
From levitating a live frog with magnets to a study of soggy cereal, awards foster enlightenment through laughter
The British Nobel Prize-winner has complained that he's been treated unfairly, but it is the women he insulted that deserve sympathy and support
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—What happens in the brains of people who see Jesus in a piece of toast? What are the physics of slipping on a banana peel?