Some say our gadgets and computers can help improve intelligence. Others say they make us stupid and violent. Which is it?
Interview: Joan Argetsinger Steitz weighs in on #MeToo and working with James Watson
Biologists are enlisting citizen scientists to poke around under the sink and behind the curtains, for wildlife living in the "great indoors." Karen Hopkin reports.
The National Transportation Research Center develops technology that informs tailpipe emissions standards
A doctor and an architect team up to find solutions
The author of a new book about consciousness, free will and the meaning of life conducts a testy interview with himself
In some domains the two knowledge systems are complementary, but in others they might be headed for conflict
Learning the secrets of these survivors could help scientists rehabilitate other reefs as well
An ancient Arctic site suggests a complex relationship between humans and canines
Zombie satellites, rocket shards and collision debris are creating major traffic risks in orbits around the planet. Researchers are working to reduce the threats posed by more than 20,000 objects in space