The only upside to Puerto Rico's island-wide blackout is that engineers and aid groups could rethink it from the ground up. They may have to.
An atmospheric river means this weekend is going to be as wet as an entire typical April.
New research confirms that the river's worst floods aren't just the result of bad weather—they're the result of bad engineering.
The scientists warned us about big data and corporate surveillance. They tried to warn *themselves*.
San Francisco and Oakland are suing oil companies for money to protect against sea level rise.
Researchers are building a case that long before the nervous system works, the brain sends crucial bioelectric signals to guide the growth of embryonic tissues.
Dozens of other companies were working on point-of-care blood testing before Theranos, and dozens still are.
Stephen Hawking may have been the most famous physicist in the world—not only because he saw the face of the universe, but also because he could describe it to the rest of us.
Every fire scientist knows the place where houses meet the wild is dangerous. But people keep putting more houses there.
A new working paper considers whether environmental factors can actually increase returns on investment.