A new government study surveyed top-tier research universities to see how women were faring in the largely male-dominated fields of math and science
Particulates drop sharply, nitrogen oxides next to improve
A lone male wolverine arrived in northern Colorado earlier this month, making him the first confirmed wolverine in the state since 1919.
In December, conservation biologists had outfitted the young wolverine, which is part of a reintroduction program farther north, with a tracking collar and watched him make the 500-mile (805-kilometer) journey from the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, crossing rugged landscapes and even busy Interstate-80, reports the Denver Post ...
Where do the billions in global health funds come from, and where do they go?
After failing to get the shuttle Endeavour off the launch pad this week, NASA had better luck with its mission to map the moon.
An Atlas V rocket lifted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS)...
About $31 billion in stimulus funds will go to science. Can watchdogs keep track of those funds?
A new study shows that diesel trucks and buses are spewing far less soot and smog into the air than they did just a few years ago
Editor's Note: Scuba instructor and underwater videographer Drew Wheeler is traveling on board the Algalita Marine Research Foundation's 50-foot (15.2
Prisoners have no constitutional right to DNA testing to challenge their convictions, the Supreme Court ruled today in a 5 to 4 vote.
The majority seemed concerned that requests for testing would overwhelm—and possibly undermine—the courts...
First, drop that name
Heavy use of fertilizers causes environmental problems in the U.S. and China, but a global team of scientists is prescribing more use of fertilizers for sub-Saharan Africa
Resistance is mounting to a controversial move by the Chinese government to require Internet filtering software be installed on every computer sold in the country starting next month.
Can you say guilt trip? New Yorkers will now be reminded of humanity’s growing carbon footprint as they hustle past Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.
In his CalTech commencement address on June 12, Nobel physicist and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu called for a new agricultural revolution, led by scientists
Markets and negotiations are no substitute for rational planning and new technology
Are biofuels going to play a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions? David Biello reports.
Over the weekend, drugmaker Genzyme shut down a Massachusetts factory after a virus infected hamster ovary cells used to produce Fabrazyme and Cerezyme, drugs for two rare genetic disorders.
Genzyme is the sole supplier of the medicines in the United States...
National renewable standards and offshore drilling still in question, however