NASA lets the public decide where JunoCam should look on the next flyby to Jupiter. The next approach will take place on Feb. 2.
There's a huge problem in the way of environmental protection, and it's not what you think. New research has revealed that public opinion of a situation may actually improve as time goes on, even if the situation itself has not changed, limiting how and when support for new projects and laws can be rallied.
When things appear more chaotic than usual, you'll often hear people say "It must be a full moon." However, the Moon is not to blame for life's craziness, according to a new study, which finds that even the most intelligent people will develop strong, entirely wrong beliefs.
The US Senate recently confirmed that climate change is real, finally agreeing with what scientists had been arguing all along. This is just one of many examples that show the disparity between public perception and scientific fact. So why can't scientists and the public agree?
Prohibiting tobacco smoking in public workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session.
Taking a dip in your local public pool this summer might not be so appealing now that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that nearly 60 percent of public pools contain a detectable amount of bacteria found in human feces that can cause rashes and infections.