What if, by some fluke of evolutionary history, dinosaurs never went extinct? A geologist's imaginings of this scenario now bear a remarkable resemblance to creatures preserved in recent discoveries...
Locals with a long history of traditional stewardship of resources are now conducting fisheries surveys to ensure sustainability
Researchers are checking in this summer at 72 baited hair-snagging stations located across 5,000 square kilometers of remote temperate rain forest in Heiltsuk Traditional Territory, British Columbia...
In a new book, neuroscientist and author Mark Changizi explores how language and music separate us from our primate ancestors
The U.S. is drunk on ethanol--but whether it is made from corn or sugarcane, the crop-derived biofuel raises a host of questions
To highlight the artistic effort neuroscientists pour into their research images, a nonprofit group held a friendly competition. We review the top entries and winners
Our elected leaders are (probably) not distrusting jerks. Game theory suggests that cooperation is natural but that morality could undercut the tendency
Studies have identified plastic pollution and fishing practices as major threats to sea turtles for several years. This knowledge is, at last, beginning to translate into action
Is it possible? The United Nations agency thinks so. To see why, follow an HIV-positive mom and her baby as they go through an 18-month HIV-transmission prevention program
Favorite flavors might be programmed in infancy, leading to new research investigating how to rewire our bad dietary habits
At the Al Shaqab facilities in Doha, Qatar, breeding and showing prized Arabian horses is a science unto itself
See video from the Googleplex in Mountain View, Calif.
The July 8 launch of Atlantis was as visually spectacular as any prior shuttle liftoff, but the images are particularly compelling for their historic import
The zealous drive by politicians to limit our salt intake has little basis in science
Astronauts are even braver than you think. Here's a list of NASA's closest calls during the history of the agency's shuttle program