Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries—giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Captivating and high-interest subject areas provide the researcher with valuable information for any science-related research project. Featured articles offer easy access to related content such as crossword puzzles, cartoons, and questions; additional articles that help place news and discoveries in context; and interviews with scientists that bring the research to life. An extensive back file dating back to 1992 illustrates how one scientific advance leads to another; the stories focus on the questions scientists ask themselves and, in doing so, reinforce science educators’ traditional emphasis on the scientific method. This essential STEM resource shows how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life, helping users think like scientists—applied science in a nutshell. More than 6,000 original articles, written in easy-to-understand language, highlighting the most important advances in all major science areas. Research Topics Section provides students with a jump-start to research and understanding. Conversations with Scientists bring students up- close with some of today’s leading scientists in a Q& A format. Editorial cartoons and questions, crossword puzzles, curriculum tools, extensive back file and hyperlinks, and an extensive science term glossary enhance and encourage the learning experience. Correlated to Common Core, state, national, IB, national STEM and Next Generation Science Standards!