French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal announced Sunday a ban on the sale of popular weedkiller Roundup from garden centres, which the UN has warned may be carcinogenic.
A volcano in western Indonesia unleashed a new powerful burst high into the sky on Saturday, sending hot ash far down the mountain's slopes, an official said.
A volcano in western Indonesia that has been spewing clouds of searing gas high into the air let out a new powerful burst Wednesday.
Cesar Hidalgo, the Asahi Broadcasting Corporation Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, has a PhD in statistical physics, but he's applied the tools of that discipline to topics ranging from ...
Planets with volcanic activity are considered better candidates for life than worlds without such heated internal goings-on.
Injectable electronics holds promise for basic neuroscience, treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases
It's a notion that might be pulled from the pages of science-fiction novel - electronic devices that can be injected directly into the brain, or other body parts, and treat everything from neurodegenerative disorders to paralysis.
A group of nine PhD students from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University has just arrived in Exuma, The Bahamas, for a week-long field trip.
Researchers from Uppsala University, together with colleagues at University College Dublin, have studied the dynamics of active swarms using computer simulations and experiments on unicellular algae. The team not only found ...
Crystalline materials have atoms that are neatly lined up in a repeating pattern. When they break, that failure tends to start at a defect, or a place where the pattern is disrupted. But how do defect-free materials break?