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.
Wikipedia's crowd-sourced content generation has made it the world's largest encyclopedia, but this model also leads to "edit wars" when editors disagree. The dynamics of these conflicts provide an interesting window into ...
After decades of relying on carbon-emitting fossil fuels to build their cities in the desert, some oil and gas rich nations of the Gulf are now turning skywards to the sun to meet future energy demands.
Are members of the public divided about climate change because they don't understand the science behind it? If Americans knew more basic science and were more proficient in technical reasoning, would public consensus match ...
Facebook and its underwriters came under broad legal attack Wednesday as lawyers and investors filed lawsuits over Facebook's controversy-marred initial public offering.
Red Bull chief Christian Horner Friday said Formula One teams would be forced to copy Mercedes' new rear wing design after it was cleared by officials in the year's first technical controversy.
Millions of years after its extinction, Triceratops is inciting controversy about how to classify the ancient animals. New analysis, published Feb. 29 in the open access journal PLoS ONE, suggests that the specimens in question ...
Academics from the Universities of Oxford and Warwick have shed new light on the history of interactions between the classical world, Africa and the Middle East.
(AP) -- The British climatologist ensnared in a new email leak has taken his case to the press, arguing that he and his colleagues' comments have again been taken out of context.
(AP) -- The British university whose stolen emails caused a global climate science controversy in 2009 says those behind the breach have apparently released a second and potentially far larger batch of old messages.