A Weirdest Thing holiday spectacular.
State-run media backs up the claim
An explosive past
South Korean government sites are also struck. Was North Korea to blame?
The gases help confirm it really was a nuclear test.
Cellphones, microchips, cars, even iPhones—there's virtually no high-tech Western product that China's cloners can't copy. Pretty soon, you might even prefer their work
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
America is haunted by 100,000 missing persons and 40,000 unidentified sets of remains. Only one lab can truly connect the lost and the dead—and it's revealing the secrets of serial killers in the process
It might not (just) be foul play.
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
How the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization keeps an ear to the ground
Did an eruption turn Icelandic vikings into Christians?
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
I study the motion of the ocean through rocks.
Drug lords, millionaire wannabes and the North Korean government have perfected methods for knocking off our most valuable greenback. Now the scientists in charge of making the real dough are fighting back with an unfakeable (for now) $100 bill
It's the ultimate nightmare: a nuclear attack in the U.S. masterminded by terrorists. Here's how that could happen-- and how we can prevent it
Russia tests the "father of all bombs" but technical hurdles could defuse its lethal power
A debate last week provided strong opinions, but no final answer