Science

He won a Nobel Prize, and helping students is in his...

Nobel laureate and microbiologist Aziz Sancar helps students from his native Turkey adjust to the U.S., and introduces U.S. students to Turkish culture.

5 facts you probably don’t know about biotechnology (but should)

After hundreds of studies, scientists around the world say biotechnology is just as safe as products obtained through conventional agriculture.

Help for farmers…from outer space

NASA launched the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite, designed to collect data on soil moisture around the globe.

What’s the formula for winning the 2015 Math Olympics?

Nearly 600 young math whizzes from 106 countries competed in the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad. Learn the winning formula.

America’s cooking up something delicious and sustainable

U.S. innovation is helping reduce hunger and malnutrition around the globe. Learn more at the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Milan, May 1–October 31, 2015.
Room in science museum (Flickr/Thomas Hawk)

Time to honor your science teacher…on this day

The discovery of DNA, the development of lifesaving vaccines, the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars. Science is behind fascinating discoveries.