Psychological researchers suggest that evolutionary thinking is unnatural
After the State of the Union address last night, everyone is talking about how best to spend tax dollars. So it seems appropriate to bring this into the conversation.
A New Jersey resident generates and stores all the power he needs with solar panels and hydrogen
The secret weapon in the fight against indoor air pollution—and deforestation—in China might be decomposing human waste
Both moles and humans scare up earthworms through vibrations
Implant credited with long-lost pet's triumphant return
Day-to-Day Satellite Photos Reveal the Unfolding Crisis at the Nuclear Power Plant in Japan [Slide Show]
Aerial views of the damage at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant from March 12 to March 17 show signs of the chaotic sequence of events ranging from explosions to fires
Midway through the school year, parents and teachers are starting to plan (and fundraise) for winter and spring field trips. Among the most popular destinations is the science museum.
Researchers are developing cameras that can take digital snapshots made up of more than a billion pixels
The history of the battle between creationist and evolutionary theories in the classroom
A group of Darwinian theorists discuss religion in Edinburgh, Scotland
The claims of young-Earth creationists are easily checked and easily countered. And a new book—written by former creationists themselves—does this in substantive, compelling detail.....
The future of coal-fired electricity in the U.S. may be on the line right now in Kansas
With a swarm of determined zerglings, a Brood War is currently underway on the East coast. Brood II, a cohort of slumbering cicadas, recently made their way out of the ground in the billions to outnumber the humans in their path 600 to 1 (but don’t be surprised if you don’t see any)...
Cold Cases: Scientists use a variety of tools to help them identify human remains [Video and Slide Show]
Forensic anthropologists refer to animal skeletons and to new 3D software to help identify victims.
South Africa still struggles to ensure that all citizens enjoy modern energy services, just one example of how the U.N.'s International Year of Sustainable Energy for All aims to bring modern energy resources to the billions who lack it...
A recent shift in U.S. military strategy and provocative actions by china threaten to ignite a new arms race in space. But would placing weapons in space be in anyone's national interest?...
The world's first power facility to capture and store a portion of its carbon dioxide has begun operating in Appalachia
One small island in Denmark is technically 100 percent powered by sustainable sources of energy. Could the experiment succeed anywhere else?