In the quest to better understand climate change, there is plenty we still don't know. But the question isn't whether or not climate change is happening. "What we sometimes hear on the news is political manufactured uncertainty," ...
Across Alaska, berry harvests have begun in earnest—and, this year, so has a project in which Alaskans will help track their berry patches scientifically.
Research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which humans would not exist.
NASA's Mars 2020 mission, which will look for signs of past life on Mars, will use smart methods originally developed to find the oldest life on Earth, according the mission's Deputy Project Scientist, Dr Ken Williford. The ...
An NDSU botanist is part of a team working to save one of the rarest pine trees in the world.
Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one.
University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide.
Murdoch researchers are playing a leading role in Australia's Biggest Smartphone Survey—the online project for National Science Week.
Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has called for a "red team-blue team" review to challenge the science behind climate change. "The American people deserve an honest, open, transparent ...
Social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram could be a rich source of free information for scientists tasked with monitoring the health of coral reefs and other environmental assets, our new research suggests.