A National Academies report has recommended more than a dozen topics for analysis in gun violence research, but U.S. funding remains in doubt
President Barack Obama's plan to reorganize U.S. STEM education is drawing congressional opposition
To move an experiment from Brookhaven National Laboratory to Fermilab, particle physicists are sending a storage ring on a 6-week barge trip
Armed with new methods, researchers are interrogating the DNA of centuries-old pathogens extracted from the bones and teeth of victims
Big Science came to solid-Earth studies when the $400 million EarthScope program offered a sharper view of the interior that could help geologists; it's working, mostly
But companies can patent complementary DNAs constructed in the laboratory
Last week's disclosures that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting cell phone records and Internet data came as no surprise to experts in network analysis, who say that the type of data crunching NSA is engaged in "identifying social groups from connections among people" is business as usual at several private companies.