US peach farmer wins $265 mln damages over Bayer, BASF herbicide

A US jury has awarded $265 million to a Missouri farmer who blamed herbicide from chemical…

Researchers create new tools to monitor water quality, measure water insecurity

A wife-husband team will present both high-tech and low-tech solutions for improving water security at this…

How learning about fish can help us save the Amazon rainforest

Think of the Amazon, and you probably think of jaguars, monkeys, or parrots. But many of…

UN: Antarctic high temp records will take months to verify

Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the U.N. weather agency…

Recently discovered mineral named for LSU professor

A Louisiana State University geology professor now has a scientific namesake—a newly discovered variety of tourmaline.…

Man dies as Storm Dennis hits UK

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain…

Flight of fancy? Aviation industry tries to go green

From an emissions-reducing model jet that looks like something from a sci-fi movie to electric aircraft…

Candy, cheese soar to space station to satisfy crew cravings

A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to…

Invasive bug found feeding on avocado plants in Hawaii

An invasive bug was discovered feeding on avocado leaves across the state of Hawaii and was…

In court, far-reaching psychology tests are unquestioned

Psychological tests are important instruments used in courts to aid legal decisions that profoundly affect people’s…