Ditching cars for buses, bikes, or good ole fashioned walking in cities can reduce pollution by 40 percent by 2050, according to a new study published Wednesday.
More than a dozen big-name US companies have agreed, in accordance with an Obama administration push announced Tuesday, to cut back on use of a popular coolant that contributes to global warming by emitting a potent greenhouse gas.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been a tragic lover, a crazy con man, a gangster, a Wall Street big-shot, and even the Great Gatsby himself, but now he's filling a role not meant for the silver screen - that of a United Nations Representative.
Scientists have found a way to twist radio beams and transmit data at 32 gigabytes per second.
NASA officially announced today that private companies Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Boeing aerospace will be the lucky pioneers who will be bringing human space travel back to the United States and into the private sector.
If a dangerous meteorite comes heading Earth's way, there's actually only a 10 percent chance that experts behind NASA's near-Earth object (NEO) tracking program will even notice it in time to warn an endangered public.
A team of scientists in New Zealand have pulled up from the depths of the Antarctic a fabled colossal squid, only the second intact specimen ever found in the ocean.
The Philippines' most active volcano is in the midst of a "gentle eruption," giving officials ample time to heighten warnings, extend danger zones, and encourage affected citizens to flee for their lives before the real eruption begins.
Just last week, Elon Musk revealed that one of his main goals for Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is to eventually build a city on Mars, ushering in an age when humanity is a multi-planet dwelling species.
Countries will clash over Japan's controversial whaling program after announcing its intention to continue hunting in the Antarctic next year, despite a ruling by the top UN court.
A rare, flawless, and blue-colored diamond went on display at LA's Natural History Museum on Friday, adding significant value and vibrant sparkle to its already existing gem collection.
Just last year, an expert at MIT suggested that babies cry, despite the fact that this makes them "predator beacons," because the "annoying sound" helps adult humans wage war more efficiently. It was even proposed that our ancestors wore babies into battle to heighten their blood-lust.
Two clouded leopard cubs that were born at the Houston Zoo three months ago made their public debut this week, and since then have inspired conservation efforts for this endangered species.
September is a month best characterized by last minute barbeques, beach runs, sun tan lotion, and back to school shopping. The last thing you'd expect is having to break out the snow shovel, but on Thursday some South Dakota residents had to do just that, with one of the state's earliest snow falls ever.