But the findings are not without their fair share of critics.
Talking it out could make us less vulnerable.
Mount Etna is having trouble keeping it together.
The motion of the ocean(ic crust).
Tweaking texture could give us healthy versions of our favorite junk foods—and that's just the beginning
Shaking loose recent memories
The magnitude of the situation is still TBD
We actually can learn from the past
How the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization keeps an ear to the ground
New clues show how the massive Japanese earthquake happened, and how certain faults could pose a previously unrealized threat.
When a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's eastern coast early Friday morning, we all feared a tsunami. But San Francisco gets earthquakes all the time, and we're not scared of a tsunami there. Why?
Or, why everyone is stocking up on iodine tablets
Several of Japan's nuclear power plants are experiencing serious damage from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Here's what you need to know to understand the news, as it happens
Electromagnetic fields can cloak objects from passing waves
The Eiffel Tower? Predictable. Space Mountain? Kid stuff. This summer, wow the family with reality instead. Visit atom smashers, corpse farms and other wild scientific hotspots
Reports surface that a group of the animals acted strangely prior to the big quake
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
We have the technology to I.D. them near their source, but getting the word out may still be the hardest part