Warmer water leaves sea birds hungry

U.S. researchers say warmer currents from the Gulf of Alaska may not be producing enough plankton to support West Coast seabirds.

LA to turn sludge into electricity

Los Angeles wants to turn wastewater sludge into energy using a process that would cut greenhouse emissions and reduce truck traffic.

Reef 'at risk in climate change'

Australian scientists who contributed to the latest global greenhouse study say the Great Barrier Reef is one of the nation's great assets most at risk under climate change.

Twisted Flux Tubes Expel 'Wrong-Way' Ions

Physicists seeking to tame plasma have figured out yet another of its wily ways. Knowing how plasma escapes the grip of magnetic fields may help researchers design better magnetic bottles to contain it. Magnetic confinement ...

No Foolin' -- 'Lab on a Chip' Works!

"What a huge relief," says Norman Wainwright of the Charles River Laboratories in Charleston, SC. "The whole technical team was delighted that it worked so well."

Climate predictions grim, but no surprise

Climate change will wipe out 20 to 30 per cent of all life forms and flood hundreds of millions of people from their homes, according to early reports from a new study by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. ...

Climate change to hit poorest hardest

Climate change will hit the world's poorest people the hardest, international experts meeting in Brussels said Friday.

Japan drafts rules for advanced robots

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has drafted guidelines designed to keep future generations of robots on their best behavior.

ACT Warns of Legal Risk with Latest GPL Draft

Patent-related proposed amendments to the license could possibly do more harm than good by "selectively overreaching" for third-party patent rights, an ACT lawyer says.

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