US automakers wake up to clean cars

Clean cars create jobs. The Big Three automakers, addicted to the profits they made off big SUVs, saw economic ruin in subcompacts, hybrids and battery-powered electric vehicles. But now they're all building them.

Southern butterflies move north

Native butterflies are vanishing from parts of the Northeast, a Harvard University study finds, while warmer-natured southerners are increasingly invading their turf. This coincides with a half-century warming trend in the ...

New Research Investigates How Diseases Spread in Primates

A new international study has investigated how diseases are shared among species of primates with a view to predicting what diseases may emerge in humans in the future. The findings aim to help in the fight against these ...

Apollo 11 capsule stirs Neil Armstrong memories, tributes

Coming upon the Apollo 11 capsule at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on Monday, Matt Hehman did something that would have been unimaginable when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon 33 years ago.

New maps may reduce tourism impacts on Hawaiian dolphins

Over-eager eco-tourists intent on seeing spinner dolphins up close may inadvertently be disturbing the charismatic animals' daytime rest periods and driving them out of safe habitats in bays along Hawaii's coast.

Carbon efficiency failing to fight warming: study

A surge in carbon emissions from power demand in the developing world is overwhelming progress by nations including China and the United States in improving efficiency, new research shows.

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