When professor Douglas Shaw retired from the University of California at Davis and set up his own strawberry-breeding business, he found himself in a legal jam.
In this web exclusive, correspondent Martha Teichner asks the acclaimed astrophysicist, as he examines the universe, whether he believes in an all-powerful creator.
Hanford has about 56 million gallons (211 million liters) of nuclear waste stored in underground tanks until it can be treated for permanent disposal. Some tanks date back to World War II and are leaking.
Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed artificial wombs that could eventually increase premature babies' chances of survival.
NASA's spacewalking suits are in short supply, and a replacement is still years away despite the nearly $200 million spent on new technology, the space agency's inspector general reported Wednesday.
Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages.
A group of climate change skeptics who call themselves "climate realists" think the U.S. has spent too much money on climate change already, and they want the government to stop.
Billy Barr's Colorado cabin in the woods is home to one of the world's most valuable -- and unexpected -- troves of scientific data. Barr has been measuring snow depth and how much groundwater it produces since 1974.
A polar bear at SeaWorld unexpectedly died after she was separated from her longtime female partner.
From the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day.