Sometimes infecting volunteers with a disease can lead to new treatments. But how much risk and compensation is acceptable for those in poor nations?
The single organism that is the Utah aspen grove known as Pando is on the decline due to herbivores wiping out its youngest tree outgrowths
The new service lets consumers contribute to medical research, but still poses privacy concerns
If elected, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson will, among other things, bring a different attitude toward climate science
In races for U.S. Congress, these candidates won 10 races and lost five
The plaintiffs are seeking compensation for losses linked to algal blooms fueled by warmer waters
A few very brief reports about international science and technology from Alaska to Indonesia, including one on offshore dairy farming from the Netherlands.
Airplanes and a planned burn of forest area will help identify the thousands of chemicals in smoke plumes
A 2007 agreement aimed to reduce regional emissions, then political winds shifted
Grunya Sukhareva characterized autism nearly two decades before Austrian doctors Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger
Pro-gun advocates claim new laws will not make us safer. But here is evidence the right laws will do exactly that
The Democrats campaigned on protecting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and lowering prescription drug prices
Anthropologist Jennifer Raff argues that race is culturally created, but has biological consequences.
Washington’s effort to impose a carbon tax was one of the climate proposals defeated at the polls
Even on the International Space Station, American astronauts manage to vote
Illinois and New Mexico are among the states that could defy the Trump administration with stricter tailpipe emissions standards
Illicit detonations are anything but secret
The midterm elections will test whether science can transcend politics in the U.S.
And what we can do about it
Western voters will decide whether to expand renewable energy and implement a carbon tax