A measure of the creativity of a nation is how well it works with those beyond its borders
Shedding pounds may be a better way to promote cardiovascular health than avoiding the saltshaker
The rare-earth mineral mine in Mountain Pass, Calif., run by Molycorp. (Credit: Jay Greene/CNET ) MOUNTAIN PASS, Calif.
Cancer claims put herbicide-resistant transgenic maize in the spotlight
The exact launch date of the hush-hush mission hasn't been revealed
Dogs and cats now suffer from obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and more, just like humans, and researchers are now investigating common risk factors for pets and owners
Clean-car mass production has struggled in China both due to faults with the vehicles and the government incentives designed to promote them
Were you to open a plane window, the compressed air inside would rapidly rush out, atmospheric conditions inside and outside the plane would equalize, and everybody would die
Subliminal influences guide our voting preferences
Li Yue, a 21-year-old student, waits outside a recruiting kiosk outside a plant run by Foxconn in Zhengzhou, China.
U.S. federal support for invasive chimpanzee research continues to wane
The goal is to understand how burning biomass in South America is affecting local weather and air quality
A consortium has brokered an agreement with 12 journals to ensure that nearly all particle physics articles are made immediately free on journal Web sites
Despite the prospect of less reliance on oil, electric vehicles are not proving popular with the car-buying public
This summer's record melt suggests the Arctic may lose its ice cap seasonally sooner than expected. What impacts can we expect?
A recent study finds that where we sign a document can influence our tendency to be honest or cheat. Christie Nicholson reports
An analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientsts finds that 93 percent of climate info on Fox News prime time and 81 percent on The Wall Street Journal opinion pages is misleading. Steve Mirsky reports...
James McCarthy, professor of biological oceanography at Harvard, says this summer's record heat and dryness could have occurred with lower atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations--but it would have been highly unlikely...
Ferrying space shuttles across the country is just one of the very odd jobs given to the workhorse jumbo jet