The extreme practice could put the island nation’s fish catch on a path toward sustainability
Michael Tennesen’s book looks ahead to the dusty, thirsty future of Las Vegas and other regions on Earth
If the northern California coast gets less fog, the state's iconic redwoods may be in trouble
Robotic companions that are capable of expressing some emotion might be better as pals for autistic children as well as mentors and health advisors for young diabetic patients
Acid rain is back—this time triggered by nitrogen emissions
Acid rain is now caused by nitric rather than sulfuric acid--and it comes from more sources than the earlier acidic precipitation did
Memories formed by snails under the influence of methamphetamine were stronger than those formed under drug-free conditions, suggesting that mental associations are powerful drivers of compulsive drug use...
Researchers investigate how fungi and other symbiotic microbes could improve plants
Oxygen-deprived areas in the world's oceans usually found in deeper water are moving up to offshore areas and threatening coastal marine ecosystems by spurring the die-off of some species and overpopulation of others...
Pet constrictors released into the wild are adapting to areas beyond the Florida Everglades
Counting may be innate in many species
Conflicts on environments like Second Life can open up new legal questions
Worms, such as the night crawler, eat leaf litter which acts as a rooting medium for new growth
Noise from human activity threatens an animal's reproductive success