Americans hold science in high regard, but perceive risks and scientific theories very differently from scientists, a new study finds. The public is much more skeptical about the safety of genetically modified foods and pesticides than scientists.
In 2014, Curiosity and MAVEN are slated to team up to help scientists unravel the mystery behind Mars' vanishing atmosphere: How did a wet, warm planet lose that thin layer that can preserve the building blocks of life?
James Holmes is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, and the prosecutor is considering the death penalty for the only suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting that left 12 dead and 58 wounded.
A new study finds that fracking is releasing methane, a greenhouse gas, from a Colorado field at a higher rate than estimates suggested. Researchers must determine if the field is an anomaly or part of a bigger problem.