A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
And a hurricane may be on the way.
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
A century of agricultural innovation vastly increased the amount of food--but with it came an increased population, and now hunger is on the rise. Fixing it will require an unlikely alliance
The massive plume scientists announced last week might already be gone
With the worldâ€™s wild fish stocks plummeting, experts say that something must be done to ensure our seafood supply. Are offshore fish farms the solution?
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
The new book Fire in the Sea brings one eccentric marine biologist's paintings out of obscurity.
"Cabled observatories" will give scientists a better picture of the unknown
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
Industrial fishing practices are killing the oceans, endangering a key food source.
Launch the gallery below, and enjoy our favorite pictures of the year, all in one place
“As long as I'm breathing,” Sylvia Earle says, “I'll be diving.”