A controversial theory holds that one immunization, given properly, can protect against many diseases besides its target
Researchers combined laboratory and simulated experiments on 3-D-printed wings to find the ideal wing shape
Relational quantum mechanics suggests physics might be a science of perceptions, not observer-independent reality
Rising pollution in Asia is contributing to weaker monsoons, the opposite of what is expected with climate change
The FDA is stepping up its oversight of the $50 billion nutritional supplement industry
Renewable energy, carbon-capture technologies, efficiency measures, reforestation and other steps are important—but they won’t get us there
Proposed legislation focuses mostly on threats to honeybees and their wild cousins
A new study suggests women's performance on math and verbal tasks increases as room temperature rises, up to about the mid 70s F. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Cornell University applied mathematics professor Steven Strogatz talks about his new book Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe.
Fish that are so small and shy that they escape attention may be the foundation of reefs’ outsize productivity