Just about any news story about the Endangered Species Act includes a prominent mention of the controversy around the 45-year-old law.
White mass shooters receive much more sympathetic treatment in the media than black shooters, according to a new study that analyzed coverage of 219 attacks.
A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change.
Music can transport a spirit from sullen to joyful. It can bring a concertgoer to unexpected tears. But the details of just how that connection between performance and emotion works remain largely mysterious.
Perhaps people like to think of themselves as big spenders. Or maybe they just aren't very honest.
Deep in the rocky earth, in the liquid-filled cracks created by fracking, lives a community of highly interactive microbes—one that could at once have serious implications for energy companies, human health and scientists ...
The earth is rising in one part of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever recorded, as ice rapidly disappears and weight is lifted off the bedrock, a new international study has found.
One of the joys of shopping for many people is the opportunity to brag about their purchases to friends and others.
Researchers have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand—and much faster than recently possible.
You've got a full hour until your next meeting. But you probably won't make the most of that time, new research suggests.