Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
The Office of Science and Technology Policy exists to provide the President with objective scientific advisement.
How regular people can contribute to scientific research
You'll catch more bugs with honey
After major milestones in polio eradication, the World Health Organization warns that the virus has been regaining ground.
Is laughter the best medicine?
Both are better than traditional black roofs, which drive up summertime temperatures and energy use in cities.
Humanely lowering birth rates via societal female empowerment is the key to preventing a total collapse, Stanford population biologists claim.
Most future human diseases will come from animals, and our pets could be one source of those illnesses.
An up-front investment in eyes could generate a trillion dollars over five years, a new study says.
What do this week's election results mean for the future of science?
The tiniest tech is growing fast, and largely unregulated
Every day for the next two weeks we'll be unpacking the record behind the rhetoric
Do all those little things we do for the environment—recycling, giving up bottled water, going vegan—really make a difference?
A half-decade study to track the flu's travels could lead to better vaccines
Arctic climatologist Konrad Steffen has spent 18 consecutive springs on the Greenland ice cap, personally building and installing the weather stations that help the world's scientists understand what's happening up there. And what's happening may be much worse than anyone thought possible
It takes more than a village to keep a virus in business.
A rash of climate-related deaths adds fuel to the debate about global climate change.
Q&A; with Sen. George Allen (R-Va.)