European agency might actively remove space junk to reduce costly crashes
Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for using evolutionary principles to create highly efficient enzymes and antibodies, with numerous practical applications.
Government representatives are weighing in before a final international report on limiting warming is released
Where humans migrate, mammals become smaller
Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Gregory P. Winter share the 2018 chemistry Nobel for developing evolutionary-based techniques that lead to the creation of new chemical entities with useful properties.
Climate regulations targeted by the Trump administration would also have reduced harmful pollutants
The Supreme Court could hear cases related to the EPA’s climate obligations and other environmental issues
The detectors aim to help oil and gas companies pinpoint methane leaks in their operations
Shallow wastewater injections—supposedly safer—can cause big, far-flung quakes, study says
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann talks about the just-issued Goalkeepers Report, tracking progress against poverty and disease even as the population keeps rising.
Flooding from Florence, exacerbated by sea level rise, demonstrates the vulnerability of military infrastructure
Droughts, melting ice and rising seas linked to anthropogenic climate change are altering the planet’s motions
Obama-era rules could have reduced the chances of spills like the one caused by Hurricane Florence’s floodwaters
Farm animals raised in hotter conditions do not generate as much protein, which could make pork more expensive
Forests with numerous tree species, and therefore a mix of water-management strategies, appear more tolerant of drought. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Though an extreme scenario, it should be factored in to coastal infrastructure planning, new guidance suggests
Microplastics stay in the insects’ bodies from larva to adulthood
A few very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe.
New York City, London and Sydney are among the cities whose emissions are declining, a new report finds
To combat the ill effects of “fast fashion,” designers look for more sustainable methods