(PhysOrg.com) -- Vegetation plays an unexpectedly large role in cleansing the atmosphere, a new study finds. The research, led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., uses observations, ...
(AP) -- The temperature is rising again in the Arctic, with the sea ice extent dropping to one of the lowest levels on record, climate scientists reported Thursday.
South African rangers on Thursday announced a plan to implant GPS devices in the horns of rhinos in a new effort to combat rampant poaching.
University College Dublin researchers led by Conway Fellow, Dr. Jens Erik Nielsen have created a novel application that not only facilitates the analysis of experimental data generated in the course of a research project ...
Google announced plans on Thursday to test an ultra high-speed broadband network at Stanford University, where the Internet giant's co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin went to school.
Japan's stockpile of rare earth minerals could dry up by March or April without fresh imports from China, which has stopped shipping them, a senior Japanese government official said Thursday.
Offshore wind power offers a feasible way for Maryland to help meet its renewable energy goals, but presents some economic and political hurdles, concludes a new study by the University of Maryland Center for Integrative ...
Tigers could become extinct within 12 years but a top level meeting in Russia next month could help reverse the decline, nature conservation body WWF said on Thursday.
A New York band's performance of one of their songs played entirely on iPhones in a subway car has become a smash hit on YouTube and won them legions of new fans.
If you were an octopus, would you view the world from eight different points of view? Nine?