More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Fertilizer and sewage runoff cause the worst marine pollution, but we can reverse their effects
Architects design buildings for rebuilding after the apocalypse, terraforming Mars, and more.
Our annual bottom-10 list, in which we salute the men and women who do what no salary can adequately reward
Mike Biddle could free the world from having to make new plastic. Forever.
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Alongside the wild natural beauty, some evidence of humans.
A critical failure in Kepler's alignment may spell the end for the storied planet hunter.
If fear really is all in our heads, Joseph LeDoux thinks he can eliminate it. The first step is to block out our memories
Predictions for how we will live and work—on Earth or in space—in the decades and centuries to come
"This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For"
A refresher in genetic mutations, breast cancer risk and the perils of overawareness
Virtual renderings, made from drone maps, could help with real science
It's a hot (potato) mess.
On the Origin of Pigeons, Worms, and Barnacles.
It is now stable and vegetated. Great job, island!
Global warming and environmental destruction are driving coyotes, bears and mountain lions out of their habitats, but that's only part of the reason why so many animals call the city home.
Bomb-Proof Bubble Wrap
An astronaut's view of the Pacific Ocean