Over the last 40 years, the number of heat waves that occur in urban areas worldwide have been steadily rising, these sweltering temperatures more prominent in recent years, according to new research.
Scientists have long debated whether warming temperatures around the globe would mean a stormier atmosphere. And while that doesn't seem to be the case, new research has revealed that big storms are only going to get bigger, while small storms are going to shrink.
As California smog worsens as a result of extreme heat and drought, health risks increase for the state's residents, new reports say.
Geothermal heat is melting the asphalt on Firehole Lake Drive, a popular road in Yellowstone National Park, forcing officials to close it down Thursday.
In an effort to curb the number of dogs that perish after being left in hot cars by their owners for long periods of time, a Canadian mall recently launched special pet patrols, enlisting staff to scour the parking lot and help any such dogs in distress.
It's not quite transformers, but it's close. Two new studies have demonstrated an innovative design in which 3-D robots can automatically fold, shape and assemble themselves when exposed to heat.
Scientists may have figured out a way to harness solar power even at night, according to a study published in the journal Nature Chemistry.