We may have to take that New Year's resolution about dieting and exercising a bit more seriously. But if you feel a bit bored when it comes to the moving part, scientists may be starting to understand why.
Outgoing US President Barack Obama has just issued an executive order that creates two new national monuments in Utah and Nevada, essentially protecting 1.65-million acres of land from development.
President Obama has just signed legislation that may heighten tensions with Russia and China and potentially launch the country on an expensive and ambitious effort to build space-based defense systems.
Tracking the amount of plastic that enters the Great Lakes has led researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to conclude that almost 10,000 metric tons of plastic from the United States and Canada pollute these bodies of water.
The 20th anniversary of cloning Dolly the sheep has marked two decades of scientific advancement but many cloned embryos still fail to make it to term. Researchers from the U.S. and France studied gene expression in developing clones and they've discovered that majority of losses are due to embryonic death, a failure during the implantation process, or the development of a defective placenta.
Researchers from the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory predict that though storms in the U.S. will be more powerful, they will have a smaller radius.
On the countdown of US President's Obama's regime, recent report has underscored the current Administration's performance and "Business-As-Usual" undertakings despite commitments and pledge given to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Disclosing records, the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) declared that the Obama Administration has already offered more than 250 Million acres of land and offshore for lease to companies for coal, oil and gas extraction.
After 11 long years, a very powerful hurricane will make a landfall in the state of Florida. From previously a tropical storm Hermine, it now turns as a hurricane with its maximum sustained winds increased to 120 km/hr.
Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has spearheaded a campaign for fur donations to fight animal cruelty.
A case of Zika-related microcephaly has been confirmed in Puerto Rico, according to the Puerto Rico Department of Health.