Hurricanes do form in the Pacific Ocean, just as they do in the Atlantic, but none of these storms seem to reach the continental U.S. Why not?
North Korea’s traditional bellicosity has intensified to new levels with its threatened nuclear war against the U.S. and South Korea. One expert explains why the North should be allowed to keep its nukes in exchange for peace
Do Phelps's body shape and flexibility give the eight-gold-medal winner a physical edge in swimming?
Winter heat, pounding rains, tornadoes—a climatologist explains which extremes can be attributed to El Niño and which cannot
Synthetic marijuana is cheap, widespread, hard to track and highly toxic
The 2005 storm forced New Orleans to improve its flood defenses, but many other shoreline towns are still woefully unprepared
Despite the implications of a new nonprofit funded by Coke, reams of evidence point to an unequivocal answer
An expert weighs in on what the promising study results will mean for future outbreaks
State and local law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are setting up fake cell towers to gather mobile data, but few will admit it
Wireless companies want next-generation gadgets to download at rates of gigabits per second. The question is how to make it happen