Researchers are gaining insight from post-mortem microbial interactions
Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure
An invisible world of microbes
Research suggests the use of chemical dispersants hinders oceanic microbes responsible for natural cleanup
Out of the wild
Researchers have discovered a new infection risk inside the body
Meet the wee, multilegged chefs behind the world's most sought-after loaves.
A new microscope enables scientists to see the intricate 3-D structure of everything from cartilage to Velcro.
A telescope-toting 747 is about to become astronomy's most versatile tool
New technology breaks the theoretical limit on how small we can see
Superior-optics binoculars are the top priority. Then, if you want to follow Whitney's lead, digital recorders and a digital scope/camera combination.
Digital birds reconstruct the soundscape of famous naturalist Aldo Leopold.
From the archives: The "Paul Revere of ecology" sounded early warnings about the polluting effects of manmade products in 1972.
My primary focus is searching for undiscovered species—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans.
Scientists have yet to agree on the scope of the disaster
Who did more as a Senator to support scientific integrity?
Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.
Dozens of volunteer divers surveyed marine protected areas worldwide, to discover why life flourishes in some while failing in others.