Science & Technology
Invasive earthworms can't wriggle their way out of the blame for destroying our forest topsoil.
If we ban plastic bags, some dog owners ask, how will we scoop up after Fido? So let's give them better options.
The EPA announces that it will review whether a monstrous mine near Alaska's Bristol Bay can go forward.
Matthew Sturm has dedicated his career to sifting, scrutinizing, and saving the white stuff.
A plague is destroying some of our most vicious marine predators. Sharks? Barracudas? Nope, starfish.
Leading scientists say everyday chemicals hurt developing brains, and it's time to do something about it.
Plastic microbeads from cosmetic products are filling up our lakes and rivers. New York State is the first seeking to ban them, and others aren't far behind.
Off the coast of Italy, CO2-spewing vents are giving scientists a glimpse at the acidic oceans of our future. The results are frightening.
Congress just voted to spend a trillion dollars on our food supply. Here are seven ways you might be affected by the Farm Bill, even if you don't know a plough from a plover.
In the wake of West Virginia's chemical spill, residents turned to bottled water. But that's even less regulated than what comes out of our tap. The real solution: let information flow.
In Atlanta and elsewhere across Dixie this week, the answer was: no. And that highlights how unprepared our cities are for the extreme weather we can expect from climate change.
They say fish feeds the brain. But what feeds fish brains?
What our liking and clicking habits tell us about how we see the world.
A federal appeals court rules that the U.S. Interior Department erred when granting the oil giant Arctic leases.
The EPA says that a mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay could ruin part of the watershed and destroy its thriving fishery.
Can't keep your 'derechos' straight from your 'haboobs?' Fear not! This vocab list will make you a global warming whiz.