Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports.
New Mexico and Nevada are poised to enact far-reaching changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The microscopic particles unleashed by the plant’s explosions are also a potential environmental and health concern
Rain turns snow covering the ice sheet into more easily melted slush
Environmental change, urbanization and human movement are helping mosquitos spread
Some unexpected alternatives could avoid depleting the wild fish that farmed seafood eats
A new plan endorses congestion pricing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Greenland to Palau, including one on the discovery of a trove of mummified cats in Egypt.
Warming temperatures are exposing more people to heat waves and increasing the risk of disease spread
New findings that certain clouds could disintegrate under extreme warming come with key caveats
Widespread and sometimes drastic marine oxygen declines are stressing sensitive species—a trend that will continue with climate change
Negotiations with the Trump administration around fuel-efficiency requirements broke down this week
A key report on needed improvements to flood maps has been stalled since September
A severe and persistent drought has led to rationing of water and electricity from hydropower
GPS measurements reveal the flexing movement of one of the ice shelves that act as key backstops to sea level rise
Reservoirs may promote waste by creating a false sense of water security
Deer populations have exploded in North American woodlands, changing forest ecology—and how sounds, like birdsong, travel through the trees. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Heat-absorbing black carbon comes from fossil fuels in winter and biomass burning in summer
Elephants have six sets of teeth over their lives, sometimes two sets at once. At those times, they can extract more nutrition from food and put on weight.
As northern landscapes warm, researchers are looking to understand the role of lakes in the carbon cycle