Scientists have been diving in the Gulf of Mexico on a miniature submarine to see how the ecosystems there are coping with the BP oil spill. The expedition gradually edged toward ground zero -- the BP wellhead.Looking for robust sea life in the Gulf isn't as odd as it may seem.
The U.S. has just received its first shipment of molybdenum-99, an essential material for medical imaging that's being mass-produced for the first time with low-enriched uranium instead of weapons-grade material.
The number of Americans who believe that global warming is a scientific fact has been dropping, and environmental groups and climate scientists who say the evidence for warming is clear are scratching their heads over this reversal and scrambling to find a new strategy.Three years ago, former Vice P
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are special effects guys, not scientists, but the kind of curiosity and rigor they bring to their TV series MythBusters certainly befits men of science.Whether they’re blowing up radiators or probing the reality behind everyday myths and urban legends, Savage and