Devastating floods in northeast India have killed around 600 animals in the region's largest wildlife park, including more than a dozen threatened one-horned rhinos, officials said Monday.
Public awareness of fracking the method of extracting shale gas is low, despite high levels of coverage of the controversial process in the media, a new study has found. And while people link fracking to earthquakes ...
Twelve factories in eastern China were closed down after children living nearby were found to have high levels of lead in their blood, state press reported Monday.
(Phys.org) -- Research analyzing 235 types of rice from around the world has found its glycemic index (GI) varies from one type of rice to another with most varieties scoring a low to medium GI.
By interacting with the radioactive waste and the materials used to contain it, underground microorganisms may affect the safety of nuclear waste repositories, for better or for worse.
The rise of renewable energy calls for smart electricity networks (smart grids) that can align energy supply and demand. Researchers at the Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT) at the University of Twente ...
Researchers at The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with research partners overseas, have identified which lines of chickpea grow better in moderately salty soil.
(Phys.org) -- The purple sea urchin could help develop cures for diseases such as Alzheimers and cancer, scientists at the University of St Andrews have discovered.
As Americans observed Independence Day, wildfires continued to burn across the western United States, including wildfires in Colorado and the Fontenelle Fire in Wyoming. Wildfire smoke affected large parts of the country, ...
NASA takes a look behind the scenes of the Pixar's La Luna. This animated short tells the story of a young boy's introduction to his family's line of work on the Moon.