Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
New research uncovers unusual benefits of vitamin D
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
Fermenting bacteria could help prevent food spoilage
Overwhelming atmospheric evidence supports the reality of global warming--and humans' role in causing it
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
Scientists discovered the tiny clam crawling on California sea urchin spines. Its Linnaean name is Waldo, mostly for the sake of puns, I think.
Consider the chemistry.
Earth's yellow sun is the source of its power.
Studies heralding the health benefits of our most sinful indulgences are a dime a dozen. But are they ever for real?
How a virus seems to help fight off HIV and Ebola
AquAdvantage salmon--otherwise known as the "FrankenFish"--has been approved for consumption already. But now the FDA has ruled on its environmental impact, and not everyone agrees with the ruling.
The salmon population in an area dosed with iron has doubled.
DNA from fish parts could lead to better TVs and cellphone displays