Scientists Just Found a Way to Make GMOs Much Safer

Warning signs on the door to a Monsanto lab for GMO corn. Renee C. Byer/ZUMA

Biotech researchers think they’ve found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.

5 Charts That Explain 2014′s Record-Smashing Heat

NASA/NOAA

The Earth keeps getting warmer, and we’re to blame.

This Is the Stupidest Anti-Science Bullshit of 2014

James Inhofe

A catalogue of shame.

How Science Can Tell if Your Great-Grandparents Were Strikebreakers

Newcastle

Christine Kenneally on the connections between your genes and your history.

New Study: California’s Epic Drought Probably Wasn’t Caused by Climate Change

Thanks to an ongoing severe drought, water levels are extremely low at southern California's Lake Piru. Ringo Chiu/ZUMA

But rising temperatures might be making it worse.

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