By interviewing people who live around a forest in Vietnam, scientists captured visual evidence that silver-backed chevrotains still exist.
Scientists are setting dark traps from which light cannot escape. But nature already has built a few of her own.
Cutting and other forms of self-injury are on the rise among adolescents. Researchers are beginning to understand the phenomenon, and how to treat it.
Astronomers are observing a rare event, a transit of the planet Mercury.
Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari.
As the company presses ahead with its project to launch tens of thousands of satellites for internet service from space, astronomers fear “the night sky will never be the same.”
The rare hoiho becomes the first penguin to take the title, after two weeks of "memes and trash-talk".
Viewers on the East and West Coasts of the U.S. can see part or all of the eclipse-like event, but not with the naked eye.
Cutting the speed of ships by 20% can benefit health, protect whales and limit warming, say campaigners.
The man behind one of the most successful climate treaties ever thinks he has a way to cool the Earth.
Private explorers found the U.S.S. Grayback beneath 1,400 feet of water after realizing that a mistranslated Japanese war record had pointed searchers in the wrong direction.
A British Airways insider says the industry deliberately fills planes with extra fuel to save costs.
The bacteria in a bird's microbiome seems to play an important role in the odoriferous messages it sends to other birds.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that helmets be required for bicyclists but some biking enthusiasts object.
Thawing sea ice may have opened the door, allowing the infection to cross oceans, a new study suggests.
Engineers think they understand why a heat sensor has been playing up on the superfast desert vehicle.
Scientists and artists hope the emotional power of music will help move people to act on the climate crisis.
Since his arrival at the Interior Department, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has shown a willingness to press ethics lawyers for decisions that help his agenda.
NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 "Maxwell," on Friday at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert.
Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., said the process it used to prepare donor breast milk was the cause of deadly bacterial infections.
He lobbied governments and wrote books, papers and articles to alert the public to looming disasters like mass extinction well before they were common knowledge.
The British supercar cuts short its latest run because of temperature concerns but still clocks 481mph.
In an unexpected lawsuit, federal officials claim that Gilead Sciences willfully disregarded government patents on medicines necessary to end the AIDS epidemic.
Scientists say the decline of Arctic sea ice is connected to the spread of disease among marine mammals.
The change reverses a 25-year-old policy, allowing coastal communities to take sand from protected ecosystems to rebuild beaches washed away by hurricanes.
Meteorologists were addressing public concern, not the president's tweets, when they assured Alabamians that a hurricane would not hit them, according to new documents.
Alaina Gassler, 14, got the idea for her science project after noticing how her mother didn’t like driving the family’s S.U.V.
Marc Raibert tells BBC News he nudged his daughter over just to work out how people balance.
The research of Narasimha Rao, a Yale professor, shows that reducing inequality could improve our ability to mitigate some of the worst effects on the environment.
The agency's inspector general assailed the official for refusing to cooperate, calling his actions a “flagrant problem.”