Last week scientists claimed a new project debunked the notion that some of our DNA is expendible. Evolutionary biologists say that's not necessarily so. We may yet have junk in the trunk.
Higgs has a crush on Venus, but being the cerebral creature that he is, he turns to science to find an explanation for her beautiful coloration.
Bill Nye the Science Guy says creationism is not suitable for kids. Says we need engineers. Is there a connection?
Anthropologists say only recently did we become the sole human species.
For those who actually "read" Playboy, Richard Dawkins answers some hard questions.
Mario Molina says even if we can't predict exactly how bad global warming will get, it would behoove us to do something about it.
Evolutionary psychologists call it short-term mating. Helen Gurley Brown called it good fun.
What can chemistry do to help doctors detect cancer? To exonerate the wrongly convicted? And clarify the causes of climate change?
These are some of the issues that will be addressed this week as 14,000 scientists descend on the Convention...
A group of scientists say they’ve connected last year’s Fukushima accident to an increase in visible mutations affecting butterflies. Some of those mutations resulted in dented eyes and stunted wings.
The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it is awarding the Franklin Institute more than $5 million to educate Philadelphians and other urbanites about climate change.