The first nationwide study of the comprehensive local impacts of hydraulic fracturing finds that when costs and benefits are added up, communities on average benefit from allowing it.
In a world of mass communication and social media, people seem prepared to share their opinion on almost any subject.
I think most of us can agree that the internet poses some unique and wide-scale risks to our privacy.
All Americans are vulnerable to the health impacts associated with climate change at some point in their lives, no matter where they live, according to a new report from U.S. Global Change Research Program. The report published ...
Actor and science advocate Alan Alda will address the National Press Club today, talking about the importance of communicating science to the public.
The Delta-Montrose Electric Association's recent decision to start a broadband company reflects frustrations across rural America that being unconnected hurts business, hampers access to health care and leaves students behind.
University of Maryland research that crosslinks toxic pollution to race and socio-economic status was published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Research Letters.
Many science researchers struggle with translating their research findings to legislative policies and health practices, causing the majority of new findings to remain largely inside the scientific community. With more than ...
Away from the glittering lights of New York's entertainment and banking hub, nearly half the residents in the city's poorest neighborhood live in poverty, according to data released Friday.
The maxim "one man's trash is another man's treasure" certainly describes the work of Mariana G. Matus: The fourth-year PhD student in computational and systems biology at MIT is part of a team collecting samples of sewage ...