But don't consider the world saved just yet
Insight into the disease’s ancient origins points toward the causes of the current epidemic
New evidence suggests an atmospheric bridge originating in Antarctica could have influenced global climate patterns during the last ice age
An amendment that gives a free pass to genetically modified crops causes legal turmoil
Scientists link a chemical frequently used to disperse spilled oil to wheezing, rashes and burning eyes in the recovery workers following the country's largest-ever spill.
As ice caps melt, microplastics are leaking into the water, for animals to eat
After Hurricane Harvey, factories nearby released unprecedented amounts of air emissions
Garbage disposals could pave the way for a zero-waste future if we can get over our fear of clogs
The hidden nuclear history of suburban Los Angeles
Sonali McDermid is worried about the planet’s food supply — and those seeking to eviscerate science
Brooklyn neighbors will soon be able to trade power directly — and there’s more to come
A minority in many ways, Erica Walker is determined to find how urban noise affects human health
Evidence that the Earth’s crust began as an unbroken shell raises a question: Can we really understand the past by looking at how things are now?
New online tools aim to save endangered animals, but experts say there are no easy shortcuts
Proposed changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Act, our nation’s fishery management law, would compound problems for the nation’s fish