The American Bison finally gets its due as President Obama signs into law that the species will represent America as the national mammal.
Testing of two Portland Public School’s water supply showed dangerous levels of lead. As our nation’s infrastructure ages, the problem of water contamination is sure to grow.
A group of youths is suing the federal government for failure to protect against climate change.
Five years after the Fukushima power plant meltdown, scientists debate whether incidences of thyroid cancer have increased.
Each day at dusk and dawn the ocean hums with the sound of 10 billion tons of farting fish. University of California San Diego marine scientists want to know what the buzz is about.
New reports show an unprecedented rise in sea levels, and scientists expect an increase in coastal flooding, too.
The hands of the Doomsday Clock inch ever closer to midnight, a symbol of the planet’s proximity to nuclear proliferation.
[DIGEST: Science Daily, IFL Science, BBC] Some volcanoes hem and haw, spew gas, cause earthquakes and generally make a big show about their impending eruptions. But others erupt with little warning. Scientists have finally uncovered an explanation for these sudden eruptions. Until now, scientists had believed that eruptions were caused by increasing pressure from the … Continued