With a call, researchers from the U.S. and Pakistan can predict diseases on the brink of an outbreak, which allows public health officials to manage them.
Greenhouse gases are altering ocean chemistry. The acidification is damaging marine creatures and their ability to avoid predators and find food and mates.
Years of polluting the atmosphere with chlorine caused a hole in the ozone layer. But thanks to international efforts, the ozone hole is starting to heal.
An open letter signed by 109 Nobel Prize winners calls on governments around the world to approve genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
This year's winners have worked to treat vitamin and mineral deficiencies by developing fortified crops and convincing people to plant and eat them.
Inovio Pharmaceuticals has created a potential vaccine for the mosquito-transmitted virus Zika, which has become an epidemic.
Katherine Johnson's brilliant mathematical mind took her from small-town West Virginia to NASA, where she helped land a man on the moon without a computer.
By crowdsourcing data collected by teenage students across the country, scientists are better able to understand and fight Zika.
More than 160 satellites beam data to scientists studying climate worldwide. Political leaders can base climate decisions on science rather than theory.