A survey of environmental violations shows US drinking water is among the best in the world, although poor, rural communities continue to face problems.
Recent research shows that an athlete’s seemingly obsessive movements prior to competition may actually boost performance.
As Mardi Gras festivities reach their peak, locals contend with the tens of thousands of pounds of beads that end up in the city's drainage system.
Researchers grew hair follicles from mice using polydimethylsiloxane, which is used in a variety of household products. The next step is human hair cells.
Two new studies say the variability of Earth’s climate declined when glaciers in the Northern Hemisphere retreated about 20,000 years ago — a finding that will help researchers better understand climate change today.
As Arctic sea ice diminishes, polar bears are expending more energy to find food, and a new study details their efforts to stay alive.
Reports of ‘scromiting’ — simultaneous vomiting and screaming — highlight a relatively uncommon downside to frequent marijuana consumption called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.
A new study seeks to pin down how much global temperatures are likely to rise with a doubling of CO2 in the atmosphere compared to the pre-industrial era.
Prolonged dry spells, insect plagues, and controversial public policy decisions mean there are now nearly 130 million dead trees across the state.
The expedition aims to build evidence in support of establishing a protected marine reserve off the coast of the Southern Continent.