Friday, May 22, 2015
Colder weather kills more people than hot spells, a probe into a key issue of public-health policy said on Thursday., 1 Comment
Despite 2 million years of munching almost exclusively on bamboo, the giant panda's gut has not adapted to eating the plant -- putting the creatures in an "evolutionary dilemma," scientists said., 1 Comment
The White House unveiled a plan to reverse an alarming decline in the populations of bees and other pollinators that play a critical role in agriculture and the environment.
European Union nations must step up efforts to protect vulnerable wildlife and habitats from the effects of human activity, with little improvement in conservation since 2007, a report said Wednesday.
The world's largest particle smasher broke the record for energy levels late Wednesday in a test run after a two-year upgrade, CERN announced Thursday.
Anthropologists said Wednesday that stone tools found in northwest Kenya dating back 3.3 million years challenge the mainstream story of mankind.
The governor of California declared an emergency as crews scrambled to contain an oil slick and clean up popular beaches after a pipeline rupture dumped thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean.
Dolphins swimming in the oil-contaminated waters of the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 BP spill suffered unusual lung lesions and died at high rates because of petroleum pollution, U.S. scientists said Thursday.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Parents who say their children's music is dumb might have a point. A new study finds that the average hit song has lyrics at a third grader's reading level., 1 Comment
When Japanese researchers said earlier this year that eating whale meat could help prevent dementia and memory loss, the news provoked snorts of derision -- it couldn't be real science, went the retort.