Lava threatening a rural Hawaii town has stopped its slow, forward advance—for now.
If growing vegetables in a box with no soil and out of direct sunlight sounds a little fishy, well, it is.
This 300 m-resolution image reveals the human impact on the world's largest tropical rainforest. The brownish colours indicate deforested areas – note the distinctive 'fishbone' pattern as main roads are cut through an ...
The discovery of a cellular snooze button has allowed a team of Michigan State University scientists to potentially improve biofuel production and offer insight on the early stages of cancer.
Two Kansas State University biologists are studying streams to prevent tallgrass prairies from turning into shrublands and forests.
Most of the fires captured in this image burn in Khabarovsk Krai, a territory occupying the coastline of the Sea of Okhotsk. Dozens of red hotspots, accompanied by plumes of smoke mark active fires. The smoke, which appears ...
Watering tomato plants less frequently could improve yields in saline conditions, according to a study of the impact of water and soil salinity on vegetable crops.
A University of Florida-led research team's development of a tracking system could change the way companies ship fresh fruits and vegetables, letting them know which produce is closest to expiration and providing consumers ...
Freshwater runoff from the Sierra Nevada may decrease by as much as one-quarter by 2100 due to climate warming on the high slopes, according to scientists at UC Irvine and UC Merced.
By renewing the methods used to model aeolian erosion in the presence of vegetation, INRA and CNRS researchers have shown that trees are more efficient that shrubs in reducing this type of soil erosion.