There are better ways to get science back into policy
One man's noise is another man's long-sought signal
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.
The Science Guy joins the March for Science
Humans have been searching for newer, better colors since, well, forever.
Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
In the latest issue of Nature, Dean Keith Simonton argues that modern science is just building on what's already known, rather than upending what we think we know.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
As the Large Hadron Collider readies to be fired up in Geneva, Physicist Brian Cox explains what it might reveal about the workings of the Universe—and why the grandest scientific instrument ever built is well worth the $6 billion investment
Uh, some islands 'n' stuff?
Marcia McNutt talks about the power and importance of discovery
These are the 2017 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.
What bad headlines call lazy is what early humans called survival.
Science's greatest weakness is also its greatest strength
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
Los Alamos scientist Steen Rasmussen plans to one-up nature by cobbling together a brand-new creature that reproduces and evolves. Is he making a biotech marvel that will do our bidding, or a test-tube-size Frankenstein monster?
Some of the greatest moments ever in figuring out how stuff works
We investigate the fear of creepy clustered holes
For example, why is the CDC planning to grow the virus instead of destroying it?