Scientific innovations, discoveries, and issues are changing our understanding of the cosmos, our planet, our environment, food production and health. To promote research in the public interest and to ensure beneficial public policy, today's global citizens need science literacy.
What's so important about an atmosphere? Find out here.
Many of the most important advances in scientific understanding were initially rejected or ignored.
In an era of global science, other nations are increasing their science budgets. Why aren't we?
A leader in the study of exotic microbes at hydrothermal vents explains the significance and the potential of these life forms
a visit to the Barabási Lab at Northeastern University to learn how scale-free complex networks affect scientific perspectives
What we can do to speed up the transition to renewable energy, despite Big Oil's well funded resistance
Why public acceptance of wind power can differ from one community to another
An evolutionary toxicologist considers why some organisms adapt to our toxic world while others do not.