A toxicologist explains why some organisms thrive in an environment that endangers most species
What scientists are learning about the early universe --before light emerged
Conversion to wind and solar power is possible now in the U.S.
An ingenious solution to the crisis of ineffective antibiotics is making headlines
The Cziczo Lab at MIT investigates the particles that form clouds and the vital role of clouds in climate change
Many common toxins in the environment significantly harm the fetal brain
A leader in the international research on marine sediments explains how climate history is recorded in ocean sediments
a visit to the Barabási Lab at Northeastern University to learn how scale-free complex networks affect scientific perspectives
The cell's self-defense repair kit against hereditary, environmental, and other threats
Viral infections that were once obscure are potentially global threats in a highly linked world. New tools are being deployed to identify and block these diseases.
What are the possibilities of extending human life and good health?
A co-author of the new book from the Union of Concerned Scientists describes how individuals can substantially reduce their carbon footprints while creating a healthy lifestyle...
A panel of experts presents the known scientific, health and environmental facts about fracking