The ocean's power to rein in carbon and protect the environment is vast but not well-understood.
New tools for harvesting wind energy may soon look less like giant windmills and more like tiny leafless trees.
Teens without homes, many of whom have suffered at the hands of those entrusted with providing them care and kindness, often refuse to seek warmth and nourishment at shelters.
Tracking the path of chemotherapy drugs in real time and at a cellular level could revolutionize cancer care and help doctors sort out why two patients might respond differently to the same treatment.
No one wants to knowingly buy products made with child labor or that harm the environment.
A songbird species that flourishes on the salmon-rich side of dams in the western United States struggles when it tries to nest on the side closed off from the fish and the nutrients they leave behind.
By the latter half of this century, toxic algal blooms like the one that cut off drinking water to the city of Toledo in 2014 will no longer be the exception, but the norm, a study suggests.
While some dream of the day that aerial drones deliver their online purchases, scientists are using the technology today to deliver data that was never available before.
Some of the natural gas harvested by hydraulic fracturing operations may be of biological origin—made by microorganisms inadvertently injected into shale by oil and gas companies during the hydraulic fracturing process, ...
When it comes to emotional health, young couples—especially women—do just as well moving in together as they do getting married, according to a new national study.