The Polarstern plows through frigid waters to study climate change To get a grip on climate change, researchers must go to where it’s changing fastest. Even in winter’s deep freeze, this 387-foot steel
In a speech at the U.N. Climate Summit, President Obama called for a more ambitious global approach to environmental issues, and noted a new push to boost what the White House calls "global resilience"
Stealthy as a kitten in mittens When Theodore Roosevelt wanted to tell the world that the United States had arrived as a major naval power in 1907, he sent the Great White Fleet around the globe, in a
“There is no point in doing the research if no one is going to listen to the results,” says one researcher. Scientists from research institutions, non-profits, and the private sector made themselves seen
India has become the first nation to send a satellite into orbit around Mars on its first attempt, and the first Asian nation to do so. Mission control in the southern Indian city of Bangalore received
With towering white wind turbines turning slowly in the background, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage both conservation and renewable energy production on more 22
History suggests that scientists’ opposition to ideological manipulation has often been feeble. Philip Ball argues that the failings are not individual but institutional “Unhappy is the land that needs
Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important. "Stress