The salmon population in an area dosed with iron has doubled.
They still get sick and die; they just can't spread the disease
It's a song of iron and 'ice'.
Lesson 1: We may or may not need no education.
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review
Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
New findings demonstrate how the moon could have been made from Earth parts, not kamikaze-planet pieces.
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
In his lab far from the scene of a crime, Skip Palenik forges unbreakable chains of evidence from dust & detritus. Let's watch the master at work.
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.
DNA from fish parts could lead to better TVs and cellphone displays
For the advanced kitchen chemist, or the merely curious-discover the high-tech appetizers, entres and desserts behind today's culinary revolution
In 1818, a French engineer invented a device that enabled workers to tunnel under rivers without having mud and water ruin their efforts.
The world's tallest building
Winners of the Nikon's annual Small World competition represent the best in through-the-microscope photography
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
Peculiar portraits of championship chickens, by award-winning photographer Tamara Staples
Investigating diseases of prehistory
Overwhelming atmospheric evidence supports the reality of global warming--and humans' role in causing it