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?
How realistic is the time-travel concept and how would time machines work?
Harvard's Law School Environmental Clinic shows us how we can use the law to save our environment
How vested interests have misled and confused the public over the years about many issues: DDT, tobacco, the ozone hole, environment, climate change
A leader in the international research on marine sediments explains how climate history is recorded in ocean sediments
Determining the relationship between environmental contaminants and the global increase in autism
Important insights into the brain from research on anesthesia, coma and sleep
Irrefutable evidence for why we should --and can-- transition to renewable energy without delay
The award-winning D-Lab's unique approach to improving lives in the poorest nations
Two textbooks by an international expert on Arctic biology and genetics