A new survey of 60,000 power plants worldwide reveals that polluting fossil fuels remain the norm
What would scientists learn if they could run studies that lasted for hundreds or thousands of years—or more?
Find out where the candidates stand on climate change, research, energy, space and more
Reliance on satellite data is blamed for overoptimistic estimates of the nation's forest cover
The federal government is cutting back on its ability to monitor greenhouse gas emissions, and scientists are crying foul
Freshwater snails and reef-building corals are among the threatened groups
The mere presence of a phone affects how you relate to others
Making decisions faster may improve the accuracy of choosing the guilty person from a police lineup. Christie Nicholson reports
The newest targeted therapies are helping doctors to tailor increasingly effective treatments to individual patients
Secession and Science; Warships; Underwater Warfare; Cannons; Communications and Military Intelligence; Medicine and Health
We have long wondered how the conscious mind comes to be. Greater understanding of brain function ought to provide an eventual solution.
Secession not only spurred rapid improvements in warships and weapons, but also led to advances in communications and medicine
A recent study is fueling controversy over a widely used type of intravenous fluid--hydroxethyl starch
A new book follows a crop of biotech start-ups as they race to turn tiny bacteriophage viruses into a new weapon against antibiotic resistance
In two months the Big Apple will begin relying on both ultraviolet light and chlorination to rid its drinking water of cryptosporidium, giardia and other pathogens
The disease isn't deadly for most U.S. adults, but, if infected, you could transmit the disease to someone more vulnerable