Changes in agriculture, policy and personal behaviors can reduce the energy a nation uses to feed itself and the greenhouse gases it emits
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.