Marine mussels brave their constantly changing environment by switching on and off genes so they can perform necessary life tasks when its best to do so. Karen Hopkin reports
Where candidates Barack Obama and John McCain stand on science; key races involving science, energy and the environment; and what neuroscience says about how you'll vote
At least 13 people, including three children, have now died following an earthquake on Saturday in Chechnya, near the war-torn capital city of Grozny, the Agence France-Presse is reporting...
Repeating a century-old survey, ecologists find that global warming is forcing mammals in the national park up and, potentially, out
An Atlantic blacktip shark spontaneously reproduced without the company of a mate, scientists report in the second documented case of the phenomenon.<
Low bird biodiversity areas tend to harbor those species most likely to carry and transmit West Nile virus. Adam Hinterthuer reports
Despite living amongst the steamiest conditions, tropical plants and insects may struggle with global warming
Extinction juggernaut races across the globe
Munich-based Phoenix Solar AG, a German photovoltaic system installer, has committed $615 million (450 million Euros) to purchasing Solyndra's cylindrical solar cells as a core part of its future rooftop installation business...
The Wildlife Conservation Society has identified some of the illnesses that global warming may exacerbate
Solyndra hopes to capture the wasted sunlight falling on roofs by making solar cells into cylinders rather than panels
Magpies favor one brain hemisphere depending on how they intend to approach a threat
Why are climatologists so highly confident that human activities are dangerously warming Earth? Members of the IPCC, the 2007 peace winner, write on climate change
Habitat loss, hunting and other threats are driving our closest animal relatives to the brink
These popular landscape features may have a global impact
New aviation biofuel made from soybeans and other crops proves identical to oil-based kerosene
Climate change seems to be starving some waters of oxygen
The German Aerospace Center (aka DLR) Tuesday demonstrated the world's first hydrogen fuel cell only powered airplane, which took off, flew and then landed in Stuttgart, Germany.