The breakthroughs needed to replace oil with plant-based fuels are proving difficult to achieve
The spread of Japanese stiltgrass is being aided in Pennsylvania by routine road grading. Christopher Intagliata reports
Blog documenting quest to replicate finding could be taste of things to come.
Citizen scientists have an opportunity to contribute to biological research and learn more about the impact of invasive species
Although deaths are rare in triathlons, most of them occur during the initial leg, when competitors swim for distances ranging from 750 meters to 3.9 kilometers
A supervisor's feedback may affect identity more in certain cultures
Locals with a long history of traditional stewardship of resources are now conducting fisheries surveys to ensure sustainability
Drugs to treat neuropsychiatric disorders have become too risky for Big Pharma
A new technique offers scientists an unprecedented window into complex psychiatric disorders
Findings present potential strategy to control spread of malaria.
Skull scans suggest that the small-brained Indonesian hominid was a modern human suffering from a developmental disorder.
Poor salmon runs along British Columbia's central coast rain forest since 2003 have spurred scientists to gauge the fish's nutritional impact on grizzly bears
Toxic strains of a common gut microbe are multiplying
Researchers find molecules that might mark elusive syndrome.
Small children can have big ideas
The science of everyday beauty reveals what people really like--and why
An alternative explanation for cancer's origins could lead to better therapies
Researchers untangle the genetics of how a crippling virus mutated and spread via mosquito from Africa to Asia
Barrier between the United States and Mexico divides habitats and puts species at risk.