Scientists develop a new method to regrow microscopic hair cells that pick up sound.
Archivists and environmentalists have been gathering to collect and safeguard scientific research from government databases, with another meeting set to follow Scott Pruitt's confirmation as EPA chief.
Poison allows perpetrators to deny involvement rather than create political martyrs, say experts.
A warming climate is opening up the northern sea route connecting northern Europe and Asian and North American ports. Russia has Arctic icebreakers at the ready. The United States has one.
NASA scientists are studying the link between disruptions of the Earth's magnetic field and stranded whales and dolphins that use the field for navigation.
Sensors embedded in insects' brains would allow a pilot to direct them to pollinate crops — or track enemy forces.
On many college campuses, students are being trained to identify fake news, while some are even learning how to write their own false stories as a way to understand the phenomenon.
Still in the conceptual phase, this device would use a laser to heat the atmosphere, creating either a shield or a floating magnifying glass that could spy on enemy bases thousands of miles away.
More policy experts are using science fiction to spice up doom-and-gloom reports of the world's future.
Scientists worry that Trump's appointment of anti-vaccine crusader Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. could disrupt research and development of vaccines against Zika, malaria and other infectious diseases.