Find out how divers clean out the buildup in a sewage overflow tunnel
The mountain pine beetle overall devastates ecosystems, affecting about 3.4 million acres of forest in Colorado since the outbreak started in 1996
The widespread use of biosolids could contaminate groundwater near farms with a variety of chemicals, including anti-depressants such as Prozac and hormone-disrupting compounds in antibacterial soaps...
Flint Water Study investigator Marc Edwards tells Scientific American how the city's water got so toxic
Same Species, Polar Opposites: The Mystery of Identical Creatures Found in both Arctic and Antarctic Waters [Slide Show]
How exactly did identical marine species come to inhabit both the north and south polar regions?
Sixty teams from around the world are in Hawaii competing in the ninth-annual underwater International ROV Competition
An exhibition of inventions, artwork and artifacts explores our relationship with water and how the world might cope with future scarcity of this invaluable resource
Octopus suckers are extraordinary. They can move and grasp objects independently. They can “taste” the water around them. They can even form a seal on rough surfaces underwater...
More to explore: Universe May Be Curved, Not Flat (Scientific American) http://www.s
Some might say there’s only one person who could do that. But it turns out it might not be so impossible. The real trick to it? An exotic locale.
Just outside of Thomaston Ga., a red dirt driveway winds its way through a forest of sweet gums, oaks, pines and beech trees, marking the lone driven track on a large swath of land.
With cold and flu season upon us and cooler weather increasingly pushing us indoors, it’s time to remind ourselves how to stay healthy.
... there would be a lot of other environmental issues to deal with. This is no big revelation, but it's a question I've been pondering recently: What is the state of the world, not counting climate change? Or rather, what if we managed to reduce CO2 emissions to necessary levels, what would our focus be on [...]..
Take a break from the heat this summer to step into some cool galleries exhibiting scienceart. If the exhibits keep pouring in at this rate, I’ll have to split up this post by region...
When I lived in Tucson a few years back, I often wondered why a city even existed there. Modern Tucson is completely dry, save a few artificial ponds propped up for the golfing set.
In the Enuma Elish, a Babylonian epic that recounts the creation of the world, the heavens and the Earth emerge from a primordial abyss of brackish water
¿Fueron los cometas o los asteroides los responsables de traer el agua a la Tierra? Nuevos hallazgos de la nave Rosetta sugieren que los asteroides son la mejor apuesta para responder la pregunta...
A swim with sewage aims to call attention to cleaning the Gowanus Canal, and other polluted waters in the U.S.
Get used to algae blooms, they may be coming to a body of water near you
Treated sewage could be the safest, most environmentally sound source of tap water yet—if we can get over the yuck factor