Consequences of good and bad health habits are boiled down to 30-minute slices of your life
Systematic searches are revealing a plenitude of alien worlds
Patterns of personal contact in a hospital reveal true pathways of transmission
And yet Americans are smoking less and exercising more
The key indicator for animals may be total energy expended over a lifetime
Athletes are injured frequently—badminton players more so than ski jumpers
The global distribution of Nobel Prizes traces a shift from Europe to the U.S.
Much of the life-sustaining resource is traded across national borders
Where fresh foods are scarce, so is good health
Even without future launches, low Earth orbit will remain polluted
How human exploitation has reshaped a marine ecosystem
Female students, and management dreams, are changing the mix
The U.S. is phasing out energy-hog lightbulbs in January. How do the alternatives stack up?
Science aficionados have odd and surprising interests
Computers are good at storage and speed, but brains maintain the efficiency lead
Crooks may seek your identity, but "hacktivists" cause the blockbuster breaches
Fossil fuels exact the biggest toll in terms of lives lost
Child mortality rates decline as women become better educated
Global warming could scorch the western U.S.