With so many problems with our oceans--and solutions to them--it can be tricky to know where to start. So we asked the experts
A thought experiment
A working model of the estimated $5-million device could be ready within a year.
“As long as I'm breathing,” Sylvia Earle says, “I'll be diving.”
Alongside the wild natural beauty, some evidence of humans.
Scanning your brain while you watch horror movies might hold the key to making them even more frightening. The findings could reshape the way scary movies—perhaps all movies—are filmed
Sci-fi movies should bend the rules to impress audiences, but they can't play people for complete fools. Review the most science-distorting movies of 2012 in this gallery.
Sorry, animated movies. Drama is top dog.
A Q&A with physicist Spiros Michalakis
Sure, the Oscars made for juicy Sunday-night entertainmentâ€”but where, amid the glittering gowns and flash bulbs, were the geeks? Here's our rundown of the honors the Academy forgot to hand out...
Cell biologists get observational omniscience
Maybe! Although you certainly wouldn't want to count on it.
The winners of the Nikon Small World microvideography contest
Or Thor just wasn't that cool.
The Ocean Discovery XPrize competition announces its semifinalists
Another study shows iron fertilization may not be a great solution to climate change.
As the seas absorb more carbon dioxide, their pH drops.
Marine scientists have serious questions about a crowdfunded project to scoop up marine plastic debris.
Global warming is taking a toll on fishâ€”and helping jellyfish rule the sea
For better or worse, the $4 billion purchase of Lucasfilm gets Disney the rights to Star Wars.