A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Sniffing out literary smells
It worked in the lab—but will it work in the jungle?
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
Streaming coverage of the environment-and-technology powwow starts Monday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. ET and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 8.
But they don't alter their gaits for other ladies.
A mass animal-hunting contest that actually, well, makes sense.
Wyoming's anti-scientific laws have allowed the most famous wolf in Yellowstone to be shot. Shooting wolves isn't only senseless--it actively harms the environment.
If 5,000 birds die in a forest and no one is around to find them, does it still become a media sensation?
Next year is the "Year of the Bat"
What would the United States look like without bats? As winter approaches, biologists seek new methods and technologies to help control a potentially devastating ecological disaster
Democrats abandon hope of passing bipartisan bill this summer
Wherein we divulge why "the guy" and his ball are as one (at least in terms of momentum)
The remarkable physics of a powerful vault
This week, the Breakdown takes a hard look at angular momentum. Don't get dizzy!
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
The most powerful and complex science experiment in the history of the universe is finally—after 14 years and $10 billion—about to begin. There's no telling what it may find, and that's entirely the point
Scientists say amphibian death could be the start of the first mass extinction since the dinosaurs
Do all those little things we do for the environment—recycling, giving up bottled water, going vegan—really make a difference?
The nation's satellites document environmental threats around the globe. So why is the future of earth observation in peril?
Classic TV, Science Division