Brazilian officials said Wednesday they are investigating an outbreak of the highly contagious disease glanders among horses stabled close to the site of next year’s Olympic riding contests.
The campaign to stop President Barack Obama’s sweeping emissions limits on power plants began taking shape Wednesday, as 16 states asked the government to put the rules on hold while a Senate panel moved to block them.
A Florida aquarium has reached an agreement with one in Cuba to cooperate on coral conservation efforts—the first such arrangement since Washington and Havana normalized relations, the American marine institute said Wednesday.
A new study from scientists at the University of Hawai’i – Mānoa’s (UHM) Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) reveals that preconditioning adult corals to increased temperature and ocean acidification resulted in offspring that may be better able to handle those future environmental stressors. This rapid trans-generational acclimatization may be …
Some wasps have unpleasant habits. Hijacking an unsuspecting insect or spider, parasitic wasps incapacitate their hapless victims by taking control of their nervous systems and turning them into zombies. Once the wasp has its victim in its clutches, it deposits its egg on or within the victim’s body, ready for …
NASA is asking Congress for another half billion dollars to pay Russia to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.
Heavy rain, towering thunderstorms, and a large area are things that NASA satellites observed as Typhoon Soudelor moves toward Taiwan on August 5, 2015.
California has been hit hard the past few weeks with storms. Storms bring lightning and lightning strikes cause wildfires. Currently there are at least five fire complexes in the area including River, Fork, South, Route and Mad River.
By Christopher Crockett Mini moons may buzz around Earth, and they make great targets for space missions.
A new, large-scale computer simulation has shown for the first time that large disk galaxies, much like our own Milky Way, may have existed in the early days of the universe.
Researchers show that magnetic nanoparticles encased in oily liquid shells can bind together in water, much like sand particles mixed with the right amount of water can form sandcastles.
Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, upholds the adage about the company’s flagship product – every other release is good.
Is it possible to truly restore a stream disturbed by housing developments and road construction? Can it return to its natural state, complete with buzzing insects and fish and worms that wiggle through its muddy bottom? Ecologist Robert Hilderbrand is about the find out.
EE recalls 250,000 phone chargers given away to customers after several incidents of overheating.
A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches.