But chemical treatment for chytrid infection may only work in specific habitats
The South Platte River system picks up microbial genes for resistance to sulphonamide and tetracycline antibiotics as its waters flow past human settlements
Mass deaths of South Africa's Nile crocodiles puzzle biologists
An Indonesian mud volcano most likely triggered by oil drilling now may be bringing that same oil to the surface
A quake in Alaska sets off a series of rumbles in the U.S.
Despite long odds, astronomer Jill C. Tarter forges ahead to improve the chances of picking up signs of extraterrestrial intelligence
The same, often controversial gene-tweaking techniques that brought us pest-resistant fruits and vegetables now have a new target: trees
Microbes don't only affect other living things. They break down rock, construct mineral deposits and create by-products ranging from electrical currents to methane gas
Pumping water into the Geysers geothermal steamfield in Napa Valley will provide power companies with free steam energy and residents with possible earthquakes
We often assume extraterrestrials will be smart enough to contact us. But what if they aren't? How do we find them then?
As politicians debate the potential merits of medical marijuana, scientists search for new ways to deliver this old drug
For billions of years the sun has steadily provided vast amounts of energy. Are we ready to tap into this resource?
Deadly impacts may have exacerbated massive eruptions
Volcanoes swell and collapse back down in what seem like great, heaving sighs. These movements may help scientists better predict eruptions
New images help to explain why the sun's atmosphere is hotter than its surface
Cooling foods when there's not a socket around