In a historic development, the Obama administration has set national health standards for mercury and other toxic air pollution, a measure that will save lives and create jobs in pollution control technology.
Based on societal trends and extensive study, technology giant IBM has predicted that in the near future, machines will read minds.
On Dec. 8, for the first time, federal environmental experts linked underground water pollution with fracking,
Apparently, the world could use some sunshades. At least, that is one of the many options being considered.
Even as scientists around the world continue to warn that the build up of greenhouse gases, especially CO2 from carbon based fuels, is leading to drastic changes in the earth's climate the major international oil and gas cartels continue to pump the substance while the leading governments of the world fail to take meaningful action.
A doctor is challenging Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann's wild claims that the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation.
Black, Latino and Asian scientists face discrimination in research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health.
The Texas Board of Education voted 14-0 on July 22 to approve high school textbook supplements that promote a scientifically accurate understanding of evolution and the beginnings of life on earth.
In an era where Facebook and Twitter dominate the scene, MySpace, which saw its peak in popularity in 2006, has been rendered irrelevant.
Naki'o made history as the first pet to have a complete set of bionic legs.