At least 1.4 million seagulls feed at landfills across North America, which aside from the nuisance it might pose, is also a threat to the health of nearby waters, a new Duke University study finds.
Solar panels on wheels make for a strange sight on the streets of Syria's besieged Douma, but the makeshift generator is helping local residents secure water.
Officials in Oregon have approved construction permits for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation.
A Japanese utility switched on another nuclear reactor Tuesday in a small victory for the government's pro-atomic push, despite strong public opposition after the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.
A new experiment appearing in Science shows that features that are even 100 times smaller than the wavelength can still be sensed by light.
Swelling hopes for a baby panda in Tokyo have bumped up the stock price of a Chinese restaurant chain in the area, with locals setting their sights on a flurry of tourists.
Telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group is close to an agreement to buy rival TV station operator Tribune Media.
Local farmers and researchers are foraging through forgotten crops to recover long-lost flavours.
Fox News owner 21st Century Fox and a New York investment firm are in talks to buy TV station operator Tribune Media, according to several reports.