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The idea of neutrinos was originally dismissed as "too remote from reality"

Science Speculations: Time Travel

How realistic is the time-travel concept and how would time machines work?

A Front-Row Seat at the Big Bang: The LHC at CERN

The Large Hadron Collider probes the most fundamental level of nature...

The Evolution of Photosynthesis

How photosynthesis --and life-- emerged in Earth's ancient chemical environment

How DNA is Folded in Cells and Why it Matters

How DNA is folded in the cell may shed light on cancer and other diseases

Creating Public Doubt about Scientific Facts

How vested interests have misled and confused the public over the years about many issues: DDT, tobacco, the ozone hole, environment, climate change

Ocean Sediments: Earth's Deep Climate History

A leader in the international research on marine sediments explains how climate history is recorded in ocean sediments

Environmental Contaminants and Autism

Determining the relationship between environmental contaminants and the global increase in autism

Revealing the Brain through States of Unconsciousness

Important insights into the brain from research on anesthesia, coma and sleep

There Is More Than Enough Renewable Energy

Irrefutable evidence for why we should --and can-- transition to renewable energy without delay

The D-Lab at MIT: The People's Engineering Team

The award-winning D-Lab's unique approach to improving lives in the poorest nations

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

H. William Detrich, Ph.D.

Two textbooks by an international expert on Arctic biology and genetics

Featured Guest

Meet Christopher Golden, Ph.D.

Important research on the relationship between malnutrition in poor nations and the combined impact of industrial fishing and climate change