Faster, cheaper ways to restore polluted ground are largely shunned
MICROBES: $34.2 BILLION
INVERTEBRATES: $23 BILLION
To go farther into space, humans will first have to figure out how to get there cheaply and more efficiently. Ideas are not in short supply
The federal government targets disparities in health that result from ethnic background and economic status
Here follow explanations of the mechanisms and processes that underlie the world's top awards for physics, chemistry and physiology -- and an excerpt from a Scientific American article by the economics laureate...
The Internet can be a powerful tool for political dissidents and "hacktivists." But the medium has yet to reach the grassroots level
In Britain, doubts about science allow food scares to flourish
Coming soon: new medicines designed to treat the flu by halting viral replication in human tissues The drugs may also serve as a novel kind of preventive
Readers voice their opinions about the International Space Station
Will Russia's latest failure to deliver a key component derail the International Space Station?