A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
Scott Pruitt’s confirmation hearing to lead the EPA was dissonant with the week’s biggest scientific news.
“Proteins are built to a precision that would make human engineers blush—every atom is always in exactly the right position.”
Bison aren’t the only animals that roam.
Republicans love to blame the Environmental Protection Agency for some of the country’s economic woes. Is that a fair assertion?
The agency’s “follow the water” strategy risks creating a lost generation of scientists.
$460 million will go toward developing vaccines that prevent outbreaks like Ebola from taking the world by surprise.
A project that tried to reproduce the results of 50 landmark papers turned into an arduous slog—and that’s a problem in itself.
It’s not bumping into them that makes the snakes angry.
Critics say he could have done much more to help the state’s citizens.
Originally a “restaurant” referred to a type of soup.
“Too many years have passed for me to still be the last man to have walked on the moon.”
A questionnaire from the president-elect’s transition team asked whether the extraordinarily successful PEPFAR had become a “massive, international entitlement program,” and whether it was worth the investment.
After a four-month launch hiatus, the company’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully sent a communications satellite into orbit and returned its first stage to a floating robotic barge.
It’s like The Man in the High Castle for Earth’s history.
There are surprising similarities between their brains and adults’.
To coordinate their behavior, the microorganisms can transmit signals much like neurons.
They’re the only animals, besides short-finned pilot whales, that do so.
It’s a great physics thought experiment—and an awful accident in 1978.
A surprising genetic connection has autism researchers wondering if they can borrow from cancer’s medicine cabinet.
Billy Barr moved to the Rocky Mountains four decades ago, got bored one winter, and decided to keep a notebook that has become the stuff of legend.