Engineers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear campus in Japan have indicated the two-day power outage at the beleaguered campus may have been caused by a rat.
If his remarks Wednesday are any indication, the new chairman of the House environmental subcommittee seems to think more like an economist than an environmentalist.
A team from the University of Louisiana has determined that oleocanthal in extra virgin olive oil contributes to fighting Alzheimer's disease by evacuating the abnormal proteins associated with the disease out of the brain.
New evidence that the world's giant squid all belong to one species also suggests that the mysterious creatures had a close call with extinction, a report from the journal Nature suggests.
Gender inequality maintains a strong grip on the American workplace. Post-recession, men continue to be more likely than women to retain the lion’s share of power.
A devilish looking new species of crocodile newt has been identified in northern Vietnam by an international team of researchers.
New research indicates that petroleum consumption and carbon emissions in vehicles in America can be reduced 80 percent by 2050.
An ancient tectonic plate along the American west coast long thought to have been subducted beneath North America is causing scientists to re-examine the entire tectonic history of western North America.
Three rare maleo chicks hatched successfully after months of carefully controlled incubation at the Bronx Zoo in New York City.
The coronal mass ejection that flew by Earth at some 900 miles per second produced a minor geomagnetic storm, which in-turn produced some particularly lovely northern lights.
More than have of abnormal mammograms are false positives and the effects of the results have negative psychological impact on women.
Chimpanzees are capable of using teamwork in order to get food, a new study has shown, drawing more evolutionary ties between chimp and human characteristics.
Since the beginning of the year more than 500 sea lion pups have been found washed ashore and on the verge of death in Southern California
Scientists cracked the genetic code of the SR1 bacteria, further unraveling a story about what not only goes on in the recesses of the human mouth, but also on Earth itself.