Will Alternative Energy Growth Tank During New Fossil-Fuel Glut? [Slide ...
Abundant natural gas may undermine alternative energy sources, whether nuclear or electro-fuels
Early arthropod had a fancy brain | Life | Science News
Rusty red stains on the head of a fossilized segmented creature found in southwestern China are a paleontological record-breaker: They are t
Plants' Carbon-Sinking Capacity Is Much Lower Than Thought: Scientific A...
A new long-term field study shows that plants grow less under elevated carbon conditions owing to limitations in soil nutrients--bad news as
Does Congress Get a Passing Grade on Science?: Scientific American
Scientific American asks leaders of a dozen House and Senate committees for written answers to eight policy questions related to science and
Mini Mover and Shaker: Single-Molecule "Engine" Vibrates Macro Object: S...
The random motion of a hydrogen molecule can drive the oscillation of a much larger structure
A New Robo Surgeon Requires Just 1 Incision: Scientific American
Laparoscopies with fewer incisions
Ebola may go airborne | Genes & Cells | Science News
Infected pigs can transmit virus to primates without contact, study finds. By Tina Hesman Saey. Web edition: November 15, 2012. The Ebola vi
Artificial Intelligence Used to Home in on New Fossil Sites: Scientific ...
In the desert, researchers demonstrate that an artificial neural network can pinpoint new fossil-rich sites, paving the way for more efficie
"Zombie Ant" Fungus Under Attack—By Another Fungus
Besieged by a fungus that takes over their brains then erupts from their heads, rain forest ants have an unlikely ally—another fungus.
Senate Bill Rewrite Lets Feds Read Your E-Mail Without Warrants: Scienti...
Sen. Patrick Leahy previously said his bill boosts Americans' e-mail privacy protections by "requiring that the government obtain a search w
Rescuers Struggle to Save Manatees Sickened by Deadly Algae: Scientific ...
Virginia Edmonds, standing in shallow water, used her legs to slowly nudge an ailing young manatee to one side of a treatment pool.
Mystery of Mass Squid "Suicides" Possibly Solved: Scientific American
Thousands of jumbo squid have beached themselves along the coast of Monterey Bay, Calif., and some scientists have blamed the behavior on le
California Coast Sees Deluge of Sick Sea Lion Pups: Scientific American
Sick and malnourished sea lion pups are stranding themselves on Southern California beaches in some of the largest numbers seen in over a de
News in Brief: Cuts in some greenhouse gases could slow sea level rise |...
Methane, ozone and other short-lived pollutants have a big impact on ocean heights. By Erin Wayman. Web edition: April 12, 2013. A quick way
DNA Tests Offer Quicker Results for Beach Bacteria: Scientific American
Just in time for swimsuit season, federal researchers are touting a faster, more accurate water-quality test to keep beaches open and people
Scientists criticize Italy for allowing unproven stem cell therapy
ROME (Reuters) - Scientists have criticized an Italian government decree allowing a group of terminally-ill patients to continue using an un
Oceans may explain slowdown in climate change: study
OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air,