In Arctic Siberia, Russian scientists are trying to stave off catastrophic climate change—by resurrecting an Ice Age biome complete with lab-grown woolly mammoths.
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.
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?
In the 1920s, young women worked in an Ottawa, Illinois, factory painting radioactive glow-in-the-dark numbers onto watches. They were told…
How mass extinctions inform our understanding of human-caused climate change
A mysterious hunting accident provides a new test for wildlife forensics.
Al Roker, Stephen Colbert, and the Weather Channel all rushed to correct this untruth. Why?
Two proposed laws would sever the agency from scientific experts, and scientific expertise—all under the guise of honesty and openness.
Humans can all taste the same things, but things don’t taste the same to all people.
Social scientists offer some answers.
Big Data has transformed everything from sports to politics to education. It could transform mental-health treatment, too—if only psychologists would stop ignoring it.
The destructive 2,000-degree torrent might actually encourage marine biodiversity.
From the EPA to the White House, from the budget to the federal register, his administration is dismantling climate-change regulation and the science that supports it.
Removing trees killed by fires might not be as damaging to forests as previously thought.
The facts on why facts alone can’t fight false beliefs
Critics had plenty of reasons for wanting to disqualify women from spaceflight in its early stages—but none of them stuck.
A remote part of the Indian Ocean has become, by chance, one of the best-mapped parts of the underwater world.
He has no evidence. He’ll successfully mislead people anyway.