A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats.
Malaria parasites can “talk” to each other– a social behavior to ensure the parasite’s survival...
A single injection of nanogel can maintain normal blood-sugar levels for an average of 10 days...
Researchers asking why pieces of breakfast cereal float toward each other found physics principles in action in their bowls.
The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states.
Apollo 17 astronauts drove the Lunar Roving Vehicle 19.3 nautical miles. That was the farthest total distance for any NASA vehicle driving on a world other than Earth. Now, Opportunity has broken the record that stood for 40 years.
Professors and students will intercept storms as part of a major field project to improve predictions of severe weather and offer earlier warnings to those in its path.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory says a continuous cloud of ash, steam and gas from Pavlof Volcano has been seen 20,000 feet above sea level.
The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary.
Volunteers joined community scientists this week to learn how to monitor trees for pests and diseases.
With the hand of nature trained on a beaker of chemical fluid, the most delicate flower structures have been formed in a laboratory— and not at the scale of inches, but microns.
Researchers have reported the first fully integrated nanosystem for artificial photosynthesis.
Researchers have designed a new tool to intelligently combine nuclear radioactivity data in Japan. The technology harnesses the power of crowd-sourced radiation data.
A massive telescope in the Antarctic ice has reported the detection of 28 extremely high-energy neutrinos that might have their origin in cosmic sources.
Scientists are reporting that unprocessed, raw cotton may be an ideal, ecologically friendly way to clean up oil spills as it has an amazing ability to sop up oil.
African frogs once imported to laboratories and hospitals around the world may have carried with them a devastating fungal infection thought to be responsible for a rapid, global, decline in amphibians.
Indonesia has approved a two-year extension to a landmark ban on clearing primary rainforests and peatlands.
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS can apparently spread from person-to-person as health care workers fell ill after contact with infected patients in eastern Saudi Arabia.