Bioethicists studying a small program in Dallas were surprised by what they found.
After long believing that exploding stars forged the coveted metal, researchers are now divided over which extraordinary cosmic event is truly responsible.
The new administration plans to bring back a committee that has tried over the years to guide policy—with mixed results.
We worry about machines going rogue. What if they went green instead?
An interview with the CDC’s scientific photographer
New research on the creatures’ family tree could “shake dinosaur paleontology to its core.”
Sometimes technology works, and sometimes it really, really doesn't.
Yucca Mountain is back, and Nevadans are not happy.
Air quality in Beijing has a lot to do with snowstorms in Siberia.
Trump’s budget proposal would slash funding to the agency, which may run counter to his more ambitious goals.
Kea parrots can make a warbling noise that whips other keas in earshot into a playful frenzy.
The Obamacare repeal would halve a little-known fund that’s vital for monitoring unexpected infectious threats.
A consortium of countries are meeting in Iceland, where they hope to strike a deal that protects the newly accessible ecosystem.
Private funding isn't enough to offset the president's proposed budget cuts, they say.
From the EPA, to the NIH, and NASA, research is not a priority in the administration’s fiscal blueprint.
Clinical trials with mice have mostly failed, but the bigger, smarter rodents have more to reveal about human brains and behavior.
And it opens the door to the dark side of personalized medicine—personalized discrimination.
A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.
Why does the kingsnake win almost every fight?
How mass extinctions inform our understanding of human-caused climate change