Humboldt squid can rapidly change the pigmentation and luminescence patterns on their skin by contracting and relaxing their muscles, possibly to communicate.
The second part of the Trump administration’s vehicle emissions rule, announced yesterday, lowers fuel efficiency requirements
To make it in urban areas, birds tend to be either large-brained and able to produce few offspring or small-brained and extremely fertile. In natural habitats, most birds brains are of average size...
The diets of coyotes vary widely, depending on whether they live in rural, suburban or urban environments—but pretty much anything is fair game.
The agency says social distancing rules will limit companies’ abilities to comply with air pollution rules
Here are a few brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about the discovery of an intact chicken egg dating to Roman Britain.
Though urban living has a smaller carbon footprint, it can make social distancing more difficult
They’re not born pregnant like tribbles, but swamp wallabies routinely get pregnant while pregnant.
The likelihood of extreme events today is being underestimated, new research suggests
Bottled water might be a healthier option than sweet sparkling soda, but it is not without its problems.
Christian Walzer, executive director of global health at the Wildlife Conservation Society, talks about how the wildlife trade, especially for human consumption, can lead to disease outbreaks...
Ocean plastic gets covered with algae and other marine organisms, making it smell delicious to sea turtles—with potentially deadly results.
The two main proposals are for airlines to reduce carbon emissions and to extend clean-tech tax credits
A huge aerial campaign seeks to understand the effects of biomass smoke on human health
The new climate rules come as the airline industry is reeling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic
A U.S. agency is funding projects to help create a bioenergy industry based on macroalgae
The outbreak could also complicate the rollout of an airline emissions trading program
Curtailed travel could temporarily lower emissions, but increased home energy use might offset that
As oceans heat up, the ubiquitous noise of snapping shrimp should increase, posing issues for other species and human seagoing ventures.
Solar panels floating in reservoirs and other water bodies could meet substantial energy demand