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Bangladeshis are already feeling the effects of climate change, especially those living on the low-lying river delta near the mouths of the Ganges. Frequent floods and stronger storms have been inundating the area with more water than many local rice growers can cope with, driving thousands to seek work in overcrowded cities...
At least that’s the plan for the half-car, half-plane hybrid craft called the Transition that’s in development by Woburn, Mass.–based company Terrafugia.
If you have a stubborn leg ulcer, you may be tempted to seed your wound with maggots, a treatment reportedly used on and off between the 14th and 20th centuries.
The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA today announced their preliminary selections for the instruments that will fly aboard ESA's forthcoming Solar Orbiter satellite, which will orbit the sun closer than ever before...
International oil giant Shell announced this week that it plans to suspend funding and research into solar and wind alternatives to fossil fuels. Shell also said it does not view hydrogen as a viable energy alternative either, but that it plans to continue its work on biofuels, Reuters reports...
The Senate yesterday gave its nod to President Obama's picks for key science slots in his administration. Both appointees are leading advocates of aggressive government action to stem and reverse climate change...
Astronauts aboard the Discovery will unfurl new solar array wings today for the International Space Station (ISS), a task that has NASA managers holding their breath.
Editor's Note: University of Southern California geobiologist Katrina Edwards is taking part in a three-week drilling project at the Atlantic's North Pond—a sediment-filled valley on the ocean floor—designed to locate and study what she calls the “intraterrestrials”: the myriad microbial life-forms living inside Earth's crust...
Actress Natasha Richardson, who died yesterday after a seemingly minor fall on a Canadian ski slope, was killed by blunt trauma to her head, a coroner said today.
The U.S. is home to an amazing 800 species of birds, but nearly a third of those species are endangered, threatened or in decline. That’s the news from “The U.S.
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