The share of Americans who see science as the nation's greatest achievement is down sharply, even as the public continues to hold scientists in high regard.
Stormy weather could stall this weekend’s launch of space shuttle Endeavour. Forecasters on Wednesday put the odds of acceptable weather at just 40 percent for a Saturday evening launch. Conditions improve only slightly on Sunday.
Column: Especially when it comes to outer space, there's a lot to be learned from reexamining old science.
The race for better batteries has spurred venture capitalists.
AnthroTronix's glove allows the wearer to control objects such as robots and video games with hand motions.
A new layering process renders prototypes that pop.
Column: This amazing breakthrough rewrites man's ability to play with biology.
Column: This dangerous practice needs to be made illegal, as well as 'uncool.'
Sunspot cycle beginning in 2012 may put satellites, power grids at risk.
Beijing woos some of its best expatriate scientists. US should act, some say.
Column: Links between man and microbe, and how life can survive in unexpected places.
Column: How a decline in tiny water-based plants is hurting penguin populations.
The International Space Station’s narrow miss last week highlights the risk of collisions with space junk.
The Space Shuttle Discovery will bring the last US-made piece to the space station when it launches Wednesday.
The US will launch the Kepler spacecraft Friday to look for other Earths.
Column: These itty-bitty microbes are the most sophisticated chemists on Earth.
NASA’s attempts to figure out how astronauts will survive the frigid, 334-hour lunar night lead it to a sunlit crater rim near the south pole.
A NASA satellite designed to study carbon emissions is sleeping with the fishes somewhere off Antarctica.
Column: Advances in DNA research enhance basic concepts of evolution.
Column: Anniversary events mark discoveries in astronomy and evolution.