John Dabiri, a bioengineer at Caltech, is exploring how jellyfish propulsion can inform wave and wind technology.
Wray Herbert, author of 'On Second Thought,' talks about the split-second decisions our brains make — and why we should spend less time going with our guts.
Francisco Ayala of UC Irvine discusses six main topics of evolution, including the tension between science and religion.
A UC Irvine astrophysicist discusses what the SETI Institute has done wrong and how we might enhance our chances of receiving a signal from 'out there.'
In his book 'After the Ice,' Anderson writes of a world in which Arctic ice has permanently melted and polar bears don't exist. He says the nightmare will likely come true in only decades.
Author of 'The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution' shares his passion for spreading an understanding of scientific processes with the layperson.
"Science has become much less cool," journalist Chris Mooney writes in his new book, "Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future" (July 2009, Basic Books). Mooney, author of the bestseller "The Republican War on Science," and his co-author Sheril Kirshenbaum, marine...
As concern about pollination and 'colony collapse disorder' spreads, urban beekeepers are helping preserve the local honeybee population, one insect at a time.
The Russian fairy tale-teller explains the origins of her stories in 'There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby.'
Gender and science both play a role in human sexuality -- something that may not be as black and white (or boy and girl) as we think.