Excerpt: Mendeleyev's Dream
What bad headlines call lazy is what early humans called survival.
Head in the clouds? Then it's time to make yourself a useful citizen scientist.
Deep in caverns around the world, bacteria are laboring to make antibiotics we can discover and use for ourselves.
Humans aren't the only species that try to get rid of bacteria
We chat with Kevin Hand, an astrobiologist who consulted on the film, about realism in space thrillers, why actors are better than robots, and more.
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.
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
A Chinese wind-turbine company strikes a deal to become the exclusive supplier for one of the largest U.S. wind farms
We can't ride on the tiny submarine, tiny submarine, tiny submarine
Earth's biggest astronomy machine, inaugurated last week, will see farther into the past than ever before.
A recent study finds that only 21 percent of all retracted papers were due to legitimate error rather than scientific misconduct.
For one thing, there would be a glut of aspiring cinematographers and sound designers.
It's all about enrichment
This might be the best article you've ever read on the subject.
500 Women Scientists, and counting, are changing the face of the field
Don't worry, it's still an awfully mysterious bunch of bears.
They're windows into the heart of the Earth.
It's called shrilk, and no, it won't cause allergic reactions.
Scientists are turning to microbes to manufacture scents and flavors
Meanwhile, genome detective work could uncover new weapons in the war on bugs