Companies are partnering with environmental groups to aid the red apes, but results are elusive
Hundreds of hydroelectric dams planned for rivers across the Balkans would provide green energy—at a big cost
The social network is ramping up artificial intelligence to teach machines to figure out what users want—without human help...
Upgrading wastewater treatment plants can dramatically reduce a municipality’s nitrogen footprint
Cellulosic ethanol continues to struggle to use inedible crop waste to match ethanol from corn—and fossil fuels
The virus was a tiny, barely known annoyance. Scientists now think environmental changes made Zika explode into a global crisis
Two dozen forensic scientists will analyze DNA from a wreck just exhumed from the Mediterranean seafloor
Your battery-powered vehicle is only as green as your electricity supplier
One New York City neighborhood’s efforts to pool local renewable energy sources reflects a larger push toward decentralized power production and consumption
A giant arch will enclose the crumbling sarcophagus before radiation leaks get worse, even as plans advance to turn the area into a nature preserve
Oil firms might pay to use CO2 emissions from power plants, but low petroleum prices could doom the effort
From Liberia in an exclusive Scientific American report, victims say they are tormented by brain deficits and more. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions...
A new initiative gets us closer to understanding how our brain cells communicate
Ethanol, saltwater and fermentation all get involved
As you dig into those mashed potatoes, be grateful the universe’s physical constants are so precise that a slight variation in any one would render that drumstick—and even your existence—impossible...