Barack Obama's article in the top academic journal, Science, argues that the clean-energy revolution is irreversible and highlights the economic benefits of cutting carbon emissions and investing in renewable energy.
Some people say they remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s, years before he became South Africa’s president. A neuroscientist steps in to discuss the science behind real — and false — memories.
Time is running out for thousands of people in Africa who are in danger of contracting Ebola. A cure or vaccine will not come in time to prevent many more infections and possible deaths. And now a second case has been diagnosed in the US. Perhaps the only answer is a rapid diagnostic test that can quickly identify those who are ill and those who are not.
When did insects evolve wings? Did you know that insects are crustaceans? Or that lice and insects that undergo metamorphosis share a common ancestor? A groundbreaking new study reveals some fascinating new things about these creatures that make up 80 percent of the world’s known species.
Invasive insects cause at least $77 billion in damage every year, according to a study released Tuesday that says this figure is "grossly underestimated" because it covers only a fraction of the globe.