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New climate change regulations are helping transform the country’s biggest coal-producing state into what could be its largest wind energy producer.
It’s still there, NASA tracks it, and scientists are still worried about it, though atmospheric levels of chemicals that damage it are slowly declining.
A new report by Global Witness puts last year’s death toll at 185, a sharp increase, with Brazil leading the way.
A recent census suggests the endangered antelopes in Kazakhstan are making modest gains after illness wiped out most of the species.
Night-time vision evolved millions of years ago in early mammals, a study suggests.
Andy Green says a new source of funding means preparations to run the Bloodhound 1,000mph supersonic car in South Africa next year can resume.
The great-tailed grackle is one of the most invasive species in the United States. A new experiment tests whether it develops new behaviors.
Flexibility and innovation aren't the same, studies of this bird suggest.
For all his supporting data (there’s plenty), Dr. Peter Kramer goes with what he’s seen work.
The 93 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight in China has topped a newly published list of supercomputers.
Scientists are racing to understand the bizarre reproduction rites of coral as declining water quality and climate change devastate reefs worldwide.
Watch corals in their procreative dance, a spectacular event that happens once a year after a full moon.
Solar Impulse 2 sets off from New York to cross the Atlantic, one of the toughest stages of its attempt to fly around the globe using solar energy.
The planned airborne launcher — funded by Paul Allen, a Microsoft founder — is more than three-quarters finished, but questions about its business model linger.
Apps and websites that use telemedicine and other methods to offer prescriptions have sprung up with little of the furor expected in issues involving reproductive health.
British astronaut Tim Peake has said he is elated to be back on earth after six months onboard the international space station.
President Barack Obama draws attention to the dangers of climate change while on a visit to Yosemite National Park in California.
With global temperatures rising, can a nation afford to protect a pristine waterway and forgo the building of dams as an alternative to burning coal?
UK astronaut Tim Peake is safely back on Earth after a historic mission to the International Space Station.
Footage shows the descent of UK astronaut Tim Peake and two other crew members as they touched down in Kazakhstan.