Using captured carbon dioxide in everyday products could help fight climate change, but will consumers want them?

Would you drink carbonated beverages made with carbon dioxide captured from the smokestack of a factory…

Earth's oldest minerals date onset of plate tectonics to 3.6 billion years ago

Scientists led by Michael Ackerson, a research geologist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History,…

Maternal stress during pregnancy may shorten lifespans of male lizard offspring

Mother fence lizards that experience stress during pregnancy give birth to male offspring with shortened telomeres,…

Climate change threatens one-third of global food production

Climate change is known to negatively affect agriculture and livestock, but there has been little scientific…

India probes death of 18 elephants 'hit by lightning'

Indian authorities launched a probe Friday into the deaths of at least 18 elephants, as a…

6.6 magnitude quake hits off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra Friday, the United States Geological…

Microfluidics: The tiny, beautiful tech hidden all around you

When you think of micro- or nanotechnology, you likely think of small electronics like your phone,…

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base on Friday. …

China rover to attempt Mars landing over coming days

China’s “Zhurong” rover, part of its ambitious space programme to send a probe to Mars, is…

Mammals can breathe through anus in emergencies: study

A team of Japanese scientists has shown it is possible for mammals to absorb oxygen via…