Temperatures on the island after the last ice age were higher than previously thought, a finding that will help estimate the impact of a warming climate.
An improved process for recycling plastic, researchers say, might lead the world to view the material as a valuable raw material rather than waste.
A downward trend in mammal size beginning 125,000 years means the largest land animal may soon be the domesticated cow.
The Larsen C ice shelf is the primary focus of an upcoming expedition to Antarctica. But researchers will remain on the look out for wreckage of the historic ship.
Diverting water from the Mississippi River will help rebuild deteriorating Gulf Coast marshlands, but not enough to outpace what is lost each year.
Marine heat waves occur 34 percent more often and last 17 percent longer than they did in the early 20th century — and climate change is the likely culprit.
Persistent production delays with Tesla’s Model 3 come as deliveries of the GM-produced Chevy Bolt grew significantly.
Producing cheap, carbon-free, and nearly unlimited energy through the process that powers the sun has remained an elusive goal for decades.
Newly discovered sites shed new light on what was thought to be a sparsely populated area of the world’s largest river system.
Amid new US government subsidies for carbon-capture technologies, a study looks at ways to recycle planet-warming emissions.