Researchers filtered the air around two zoos and identified genetic material from dozens of species, a technique that could help track and conserve wildlife.
A new study modeling storm behavior under a warmer climate finds Boston and Norfolk will face higher risk from floods as they crawl along the East Coast.
A first commercial test flight shows how fuel made from plants, not petroleum, could make flying cleaner.
Following an antique manuscript, researchers mixed up (and then blew up) some early formulations to learn how explosive-making has evolved.
Utilities have upgraded the infrastructure for rooftop power in richer neighborhoods, but low-income areas don’t have the same capacity.
A research chemist mixed nitrogen, methane, and other molecules to re-create the conditions that might harbor life on one of Saturn’s moons.
NASA is trying out sonic waves, electrostatic devices, and extra-slick coatings as ways to repel pesky space dirt.
A new formula measures the “mortality cost of carbon” and how much would have to be removed from the atmosphere to save a single life.
An extraordinary drought in the West, plus dry lakes and reservoirs, mean there will be less water for farms, hydroelectric energy, and home users.