Scientists have uncovered a surprising clue to the causes of colony collapse disorder
A new supernova yields clues to how white dwarfs flame out
Curbing methane and soot may be a fast, if incomplete, way to slow global warming
Researchers are racing to fortify the embattled cacao tree and to meet increasing demand for cocoa made from its seeds
The fate of an island chain's president may mean more--or even less--progress to combat climate change. David Biello reports
Scientists share the first-ever recordings of deep-sea species. Sarah Fecht reports
Signs are emerging that children are suffering from exposure to cadmium, a widespread heavy metal
Oldweather.com is one of a handful of online initiatives that marshals the general public to help scientists with cutting-edge research
Next supercontinent will form over the Arctic Ocean.
Public opinion on climate change is likely to remain divided as long as politicians send mixed messages on the issue
Methane leaks during production may offset climate benefits of natural gas
Despite the risks of contaminating what may be a pristine and fragile environment, scientists have now drilled to the top of the lake
What the journey of a handful of dust tells us about our fragile planet
A new system combines the power of plants and photovoltaics to make solar power cheap and durable. David Biello reports
Human waste might someday turn human urine or waste into useful electricity for radios or space robots
A scientist describes his unconventional approach to food safety
If they don't reach the lake before they are forced to leave for the winter, the Russian team will be forced to wait two more years to sample water from the lake, and discover what may be living in it...
The sudden onset of a tic disorder in 15 upstate New York teens might be the result of a strep or other microbial contagion, not "conversion disorder"
A warming ocean is encouraging the growth of coral in the far Southern Hemisphere, overriding any effects of "acidification"