The leaked 'climategate' e-mails showed lack of transparency, plus some politicking. But while scientists have been largely cleared of wrongdoing, the impact has shaken climate science.
Supertasters – people who taste flavors more acutely than the rest of the population – tend to have diets that are high in salt, a new study has found.
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
The constitutionality of protest rules was called into question after a tea party rally was allowed full-size flag poles and signs on wooden sticks, which antiwar protesters are often barred from using.
Mine rescue chambers have been required since 2006, even though federal authorities could have required them as far back as 1969. But it's still unclear whether miners in this week's explosion in West Virginia could have reached the chambers.
The UConn Huskies women's basketball team will seek its record-setting second straight undefeated season and 78th consecutive win in the championship game against Stanford tonight. Only the UCLA men's basketball team ever won more consecutive games – 88, from 1971 to 1974.
To fight poverty and overpopulation, crops need coaxing. Advances in deep-root food plants may trigger a new Green Revolution.
Some oil companies are adding nitrogen to their gasoline. But does it cause pollution as well as boost performance a bit?
Researchers have located large emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from the East Siberian Arctic Shelf. They now want to determine if the emissions are tied to global warming.