Contrary to claims, not everyone is No. 1
Melting permafrost under the roadbed is causing substantial damage
Our species is still changing. What will become of it?
Ants can speed up mineral reactions that capture atmospheric carbon dioxide so dramatically that they could one day be enlisted in the fight against climate change
As sea waters in the South Atlantic warm, the amount of krill available for seals drops, leading to a smaller yet more genetically varied population
HIV health workers, a WHO staffer and at least one top AIDS researcher were among those killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine
Understanding how ocean gases are pumped into the upper atmosphere could help predict and even regulate our future world environment
The National Hurricane Center’s new maps, released as the storm approached the U.S., predicted the location and severity of the surge
A new study attributes the recent surge of quakes in central Oklahoma to the injection of wastewater at a handful of high-rate wells across the state
Health experts worry that a Dutch delivery device marketed as the “world’s first” electronic joint may not be safe, and could potentially increase the number of U.S. drug users...
The Life: Magnified exhibit showcases photographs taken by working biologists
Scientists report increased likelihood that El Niño will prevail
Efficiency improvements reduced emissions slightly from 2008 to 2012, but the Great Recession cut output the most