Return to Scott's Antarctic camp marks 100-year anniversary.
Help with the identification and management of non-native invasive species in Texas
Animals' magnetic sense is real. Scientists are zeroing in on how it works
Provocative experiments suggest that insects have something resembling emotions
Climate change is also messing with cherished holiday dreams. David Biello reports
Letters to the editor from the September 2011 issue of Scientific American
"Less than 40,000 barrels of oil" leaked into the ocean, and the flow of oil now is halted, a spokesman said
Tsunami-damaged nuclear reactors, Twitter-fueled political uprisings, a possible violation of Einsteinian physics--these and other highlights defined this year in science and technology
South African reserves facing unprecedented elephant populations could turn to immunocontraception to slow growth
Transmission of infectious parasites slows with rising temperatures, researchers find.
The rules will save $90 billion in health care costs by 2016, as technology to cut emissions also reduces particulates that can damage hearts and lungs
Climate change threatens human health. Therefore, reducing greenhouse gas emissions may help our medical well-being, too
A new study documents how heavy metal poisoning killed Nigerian children whose families were involved in processing gold ore
Programme will examine effect of Arctic warming on frozen soils.
A materials scientist discusses Colletes bees, which line their homes with plastic
Freshwater habitat dwellers can be detected and quantified based on DNA obtained directly from small water samples. Sophie Bushwick reports
Mindinao Island is not normally in the path of typhoons. "We need to educate people with this kind of change in climate," says the Philippines National Red Cross secretary-general
Given the profits made from filming the natural world, can a scheme be worked out to pay for this ecosystem service? David Biello reports