Like many voters, they say they would rather shake things up than endure the status quo
Puerto Rico and other territories, which have reported nearly 26,000 cases of infection, will net $40 million
Energy Secretary Moniz says candidates should state their positions on climate solutions
His statements show a disregard for science that is alarming in a candidate for high office
Big companies including Uber and Microsoft have committed to the effort
In the waning days of his administration, the president has been paying unusual attention to space, recently highlighting his accomplishments and further goals for exploration of the solar system
U.S. and China lead the way to preventing half-a-degree Celsius rise in global warming
The University of Michigan's Paul Mohai, a leading researcher of issues related to environmental justice, talked about the Flint water crisis at a workshop sponsored by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources, attended by Scientific American contributing editor Robin Lloyd.
Public pressure keeps the herbal supplement unregulated for now, encouraging users and researchers seeking a safer alternative to opioids
With a shorter season of sea ice, polar bears have less access to marine mammals. But switching to a terrestrial diet deprives them of the fatty seal meals they need to thrive.
The surprising gap between lab results and media darlings
A technique called “biosparging” relies on pumping oxygen underground to help naturally occurring microorganisms multiply and consume oil spills.
Europe is experiencing the largest movement of people since the Second World War. Researchers struggle to help the migrants cope with the trauma of displacement
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit
Eliminating refrigerants known as HFCs could prevent a leap in global warming
Survey suggests popularizers start slowly, give lots of credit to others and be prepared to adjust tactics
Tropical cyclones like Irene are predicted to be more powerful this year, thanks to natural conditions, but researchers disagree on how to rate that intensity
The prize is biased toward men of European descent, and European and American researchers in general, a bias that is part of a larger problem of excluding women and minorities for consideration
Female applicants to postdoctoral positions in geosciences were nearly half as likely to receive excellent letters of recommendation, compared with their male counterparts. Christopher Intagliata reports