Biologist Jayne Belnap warns of the consequences for the American West if we don't preserve a home for the minute organisms that live in desert topsoil
A new app may help birders identify species just by sound
More than affecting ski resorts, the lack of snow could spell trouble for water supplies and agriculture
Injecting wastewater deep underground is the prime suspect, potentially widening earthquake worries linked to hydraulic fracturing
Better knowledge of what governs the patterns of life at deep-sea vents will enable responsible decisions about how to manage these deep-ocean resources
A scientific study to understand the impact of climate change and other factors on plant-pollinator interactions, geographic distributions and seasonal abundances
Cosmic-ray muons that pass through Mount Vesuvius could reveal the interior structure, potentially indicating when the deadly volcano will next erupt. A video from NOVA
Science has progressed from wild speculation about Earth's planetary neighbors—including how they formed and whether they are inhabited—to a better understanding of our celestial neighborhood...
Get ready to buy lightbulbs by lumens rather than watts. David Biello reports
Changes in agriculture, policy and personal behaviors can reduce the energy a nation uses to feed itself and the greenhouse gases it emits
Return to Scott's Antarctic camp marks 100-year anniversary.
Help with the identification and management of non-native invasive species in Texas