More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Toxin sniffers, missile jammers, dirty-bomb detectors: Will a new security arsenal make us safer?
Start with water. Add chlorine, sweat and urine. What you get may be a soup of nasty byproducts
So... how can we weaponize this?
Cleaning compounds combine with urine and create toxins
They look so happy!
Astound your playmates -- with physics
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
Note to Fox News: it wasn't a cloud of toxic chlorine.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Next year, a new tunnel under Lake Mead will begin delivering water to Las Vegas. The project is massive, expensive, politically fraught—and a harbinger of things to come.
Brain damage has unleashed extraordinary talents in a small group of otherwise ordinary individuals. Will science find a way for everyone to tap their inner virtuoso?
What does it take to become a citizen astronaut?
An interdisciplinary team opens a new window into the creature's bizarre lifecycle.
Free dive to 55 feet? No sweat. It's the return trip that could kill you.
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 7
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
Can a crew of scientists and volunteers armed with homemade trackers save sharks from extinction?
A carbon tax would make companies think harder about using fossil fuels, which spur rising acidity in the seas