Researchers hope the estimate will spur government action, and point out that the annual costs are a fraction of the value of nature's 'ecosystem services'
Protection measures seem to have had no impact on whale deaths, according to a new study that reinforces the need for science-based approaches to reducing large-whale mortality
New work explains how a microbe can thrive in the high-arsenic conditions of California's Mono Lake
Known as the "iron man," a 24-centimeter-high sculpture was likely created from a piece of the Chinga meteorite that was strewn across the border region between Russia and Mongolia between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago...
A recent study is fueling controversy over a widely used type of intravenous fluid--hydroxethyl starch
Chemists should help make forensic sciences stronger, says Innocence Project founder
Air pockets in bristled feet enable the submerged clinging—an effect duplicated with polymers
China was the first country to approve a gene therapy product for commercial use, in 2004. The U.S. has yet to endorse any such treatments and the field has been plagued by carcinogenicity...
A genetic analysis suggests more overlooked species than scientists anticipated, raising concerns that populations of new species are quite small and endangered
The new family of caecilians includes seven new species of the soil-dwelling creatures and adds a new branch to the amphibian tree of life
Identification of suspect substances depends on reference materials that are in short supply