Scientists discovered that oyster reefs grow rapidly enough to match sea level rise, and may be able to keep future flooding at bay, according to research published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
In a startling breakthrough, scientists figured out a way to produce sperm cells from human skin, giving infertile men hope that they may be able to one day have children of their own.
For the first time researchers have made solar jet fuel from scratch by combining carbon dioxide and water in a reactor powered by concentrated sunlight.
Scientists surgically implanted extracellular matrix (ECM) derived from pig bladder into several men with leg muscle loss - and say three out of five experienced signs of regeneration.
Humans can detect someone's gender based on their sense of smell alone, according to researchers who reported their findings in journal Current Biology.
Alaska's seismic network records thousands of earthquakes produced by glaciers, capturing valuable data that scientists normally cast aside but could use to better understand their behavior, new research shows.
Researchers developed a new pressure-senor film that changes color depending on how much force is applied to it, described in the American Chemical Society journal Nano Letters.
Pesky flies buzzing around your home may be carrying antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can also be found in waste, according to a recent study by Kansas State University, published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal.
A new study published in the journal Science reveals that climate change's impact on biodiversity will be severe in other regions of the world, not just in the popularly cited polar ice caps.
US researchers and geophysicists with the US Geological Survey (USGS) are now including waste-water injection - including the "fracking" used in oil and gas development - to estimate earthquake hazards given the boom in earthquake incidents.
The American Bird Conservatory group on Wednesday announced its intent to sue the government over a federal regulation that grants wind farm companies 30-year permits to kill eagles without legal repercussions.
A warming climate has dried out some of the nearby ponds and shallow waterways in which frogs and salamanders have typically sought refuge, new research shows.
Significant tornado outbreaks and especially strong tornadoes, like those that recently shook up the South, are more likely to last for three or more days, according to a Purdue University tornado expert.
Scientists did not always know how dolphins came to be stranded, but a new study shows that clues about survival rates after release may be found in the marine mammal's blood.