Certain ingredients are pushing people of color away from good skin care.
The world’s largest mollusks are experts at turning sunshine and algae into fuel.
One was felled by a dust storm. And now the other has been sidelined by a technical glitch.
DNA from dung and tusks helped expose the three major groups behind most of Africa’s ivory smuggling.
A study in mice hints at a new approach for thwarting neurodegenerative diseases—but many questions remain.
A case in Washington questions how the government defines race.
Scientists are searching for a mysterious kind of volcano on the dwarf planet Ceres.
Fifteen years after the Human Genome Project, scientists are still mostly studying genes that have already been well studied.
The spaceflight company said Monday it would take Yusaku Maezawa on a historic trip in 2023.
North Carolina's governor warned that inland residents now face life-threatening hazards.
The way science classes talk about—or gloss over—the science of human difference could risk reinforcing students’ misperceptions.
In the next few days, the hurricane will likely dump 18 trillion gallons of rain, as much water as fills the Chesapeake Bay.
Investigators still don't know what happened, but there's one likely explanation.
Previous lunar travelers have all looked the same. Could this one be different?
In the Kurdish mountains, conservationists are facing landmines and cultural taboos to save the endangered cat.
A new analysis could put the question of cosmic expansion to rest once and for all.
Mars P.D. will have to deal with new blood-spatter patterns, different body decay rates, and space-suit sabotage—and they won’t be able to fire guns indoors.
The group, whose states represent half of U.S. GDP, pledged $1.4 billion to support electric cars, plus a new set of policies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
Human drugs have been crucial to poultry farming. So what’s replacing them?
The wind-based metric doesn’t fully capture what’s most dangerous about storms like Florence.
The discovery of modern microbes in a deeply buried fossil has complicated an already tangled dispute in paleontology.
The U.S. lifted a long-standing ban on importing Indian mangoes in 2007. So why is it still so hard to find full-flavored fruit?