Sun and sand worshippers should heed contamination warnings posted along beaches, especially near the U.S.-Mexico border, research showed.
The San Francisco-based Public Library of Science says its online journal will post research and allow interactive review before and after publication.
Scientists, calling it another sign of climate change, say European brown bears have stopped hibernating in the mountains of northern Spain.
The European Union fisheries ministers have set the 2007 limits for fish catches in European waters.
The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that a camera-trap study in the mountains of Southern Tanzania has now recorded Africa’s least-known and probably rarest carnivore: Jackson’s mongoose, ...
U.S. astronaut Sunita Williams, assigned to the International Space Station, sent a present home with the Discovery space shuttle crew -- a ponytail.
A New Mexico official proposed fining Los Alamos National Laboratory, alleging it hasn't lived up to a legal agreement on handling Cold War nuclear waste.
Imagine a car windshield that displays a map to your destination, military goggles with targets and instructions displayed right before a soldier's eyes or a billboard that doubles as a window.
Before carbon nanotubes can fulfill their promise as ultrastrong fibers, electrical wires in molecular devices, or hydrogen storage components for fuel cells, better methods are needed for purifying raw nanotube materials. ...
What do you get when you superimpose a rotating pattern of intersecting laser beams on a spinning cloud of ultracold atoms in a thin gas? Pretty pictures, for one thing--but also a new method that could be used to simulate ...