A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
It's hot down here, eh?
Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
No, it's not a silly Atlantis myth
At the bottom of the sea, Colin Devey studies how our continents move away (and toward) each other.
“As long as I'm breathing,” Sylvia Earle says, “I'll be diving.”
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There may be up to three layers of different kinds of ice.
Dozens of volunteer divers surveyed marine protected areas worldwide, to discover why life flourishes in some while failing in others.
Can a crew of scientists and volunteers armed with homemade trackers save sharks from extinction?
With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
For environmentalist Jesse Ausubel, going green means land conservation and energy efficiency—and forgetting “boutique” renewables like windmills and biofuels
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
We go remote-control deep-sea fishing with the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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.