Some diamonds found in Canada's Northwest Territories contain ancient seawater, according to recent studies. While these diamonds formed through processes like the precious gems we know, they are younger and uglier.
One of the lightest elements, helium, has been thought to be dangerously near finished. Used in MRIs and the Large Hadron Collider, it's important. Researchers say it lies beneath mountain ranges, geyser fields, and is otherwise in supply in ways we didn't know as well before.
Five nations surrounding the Arctic Circle have things to say about fishing there.
Well, that's wishful thinking. But one new study has outlined how the entire United States, all 50 states, can successfully transition to renewable energy by the year 2050.
It's allergy season, and as if everyone wasn't sneezing and wheezing enough, now new research says that allergy attacks could increase with climate change as the notorious ragweed pollen spreads.
Exposure to extreme heat could increase four- to six-fold by 2050, due to both a warming climate and a population that's growing especially fast in the hottest regions of the country, according to new research.
US honeybee populations continue to suffer - the reason for which still eludes scientists - as new research has revealed that their numbers have dropped more than 40 percent during the year spanning April 2014 to April 2015.
Massive bird invasions taking place across the United States and Canada, a phenomenon that has long puzzled scientists and birdwatchers alike, is reportedly linked to climate shifts, new research indicates.
Bamboo landscaping is gaining popularity in the United States, however ecologists warn in a new study that it is subsequently fueling the spread of hantavirus, which could possibly lead to an outbreak.
A team of scientists has tracked the invasion history of monk parakeets and discovered some interesting findings.
Millions of Americans - more than 143 million living in the 48 contiguous states, to be exact - are at risk from strong, ground-shaking earthquakes, according to a new report.
During a time when physical violence is a major issue in the United States, it's unsettling to know that many adults with anger issues have guns, according to a new study.
The United States - especially the East Coast - has experienced some major hurricanes in the past, including Hurricanes Katrina, Sandy and Irene. Now new research shows that 85 percent of these tropical cyclones come from Africa of all places.
In what is a rather sad study, researchers revealed that in about the last 15 years, suicide rates among US adults have risen by 40 percent.
It's no secret that ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on the corals, sea stars, sharks and others that live beneath the waves. But now new research shows that this phenomenon is hitting closer to home and threatening US coastal communities, too.