The capacity of the soil to capture massive amounts of CO2 has been undermined by chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Here's how to bring back that capacity.
Advances in nanotechnology are revolutionizing medicine. And a leader in the field describes recent developments.
There is an urgent effort to locate microbe candidates for new antibiotics. Here's why the search and cultivation are so difficult.
An explanation of how modern genetics analysis confirms ancient human migrations, such as the Indo-Europeans
A look at how major ideas in science are often initially resisted, and a view of the invisible cosmos
Ancient infant teeth reveal the importance of weaning patterns in human evolution
The decimation of honeybee colonies is also a public health warning about pesticides
A major authority on ocean sediments discusses what these deposits tell us about past and present climate
The complex relationship between marine life and the chemistry and circulation of oceans
Providing a way to help severely impaired individuals communicate
The potential danger of long-term use of ADHD drugs