All five cities vying to host the 2022 winter games could face some of the warmest weather they've ever seen when the Olympics open
In some sediment at McMurdo Sound, one widely used chemical was found at levels similar to those found in urban rivers. Research stations are the apparent source
Scientists have documented for the first time that several phthalates are declining in people while several others are rising
Where and how you live makes the biggest difference in household climate change impacts, a new study suggests
A coolant made from soybean oil and a more ecofriendly white paint are among the winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
American Geophysical Union adds legal counseling to its Fall Meeting agenda, citing scientists' need to defend against increasing attacks on research, correspondence and public statements...
Six decades ago, Romanians were promised economic prosperity as their country was industrialized, but in most cases, they were left with collapsed buildings, poisoned soils and disoriented communities...
New research provides evidence that antibiotic resistance has spread beyond hospitals and farms to wildlife
A new study by researchers in Quebec is one of the first to investigate potential human health effects of pyrethroids, which are used in more than 3,500 commercial products
Scientists have documented for the first time that banned flame retardants have declined in people in the United States in a small study
The impacts of air pollution on the lungs and the heart have been widely documented for decades. But until now, few researchers have paid attention to the gastrointestinal tract
Women in Northern California farm towns gave birth to smaller babies if they lived within three miles of strawberry fields and other crops treated with the pesticide methyl bromide, according to researchers...
Coal-fired power is losing its grip in the U.S. and the Northeast is leading the way, as part one of this two part series explores
Ocean waters are clean enough again to support oysters but global warming could undermine recent gains
A study of San Francisco Bay Area women is the first to link DDT exposure in the womb to a greater risk of developing high blood pressure later in life
The lives of mothers, daughters and granddaughters in the Bay Area may offer clues to the link between chemical exposure and disease
Vials of blood from the 1960s may help resolve why women without a family history still developed breast cancer
Big ski resorts have the resources to adapt to global warming but smaller hills may be wiped off the map as New England's winters change
Beset by subtle biases, women are struggling to find their place in academia, with consequences for all of us
Dogs and cats now suffer from obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and more, just like humans, and researchers are now investigating common risk factors for pets and owners