An Antarctic scientist explains how pain from the shutdown could be felt for years to come.
The EPA’s limits on carbon emissions from power plants will remain intact…for now.
Randy Schekman, one of this year’s Nobel Prize winners in medicine, says access to affordable, publicly supported higher education was crucial to his success. Can today’s scientific talent even afford to pursue a career like his?
Just in time for Oktoberfest, genetic research on barley could save a staple crop from drought… and keep the beer flowing.
Journalists from Slate, the Guardian, the Atlantic Cities, the Huffington Post, and Mother Jones meet up at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas, to hold the press to account.