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The team behind a NASA spacecraft that will bring an asteroid sample back to Earth has selected from where on the rocky surface the spacecraft will collect its sample.
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Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space company, has scored another successful spaceflight
This year’s record rainfall and devastating flooding are forcing tough decisions about the future of farming in in the face of climate change
Climate activist Greta Thunberg says that business and political leaders are misleading the public by holding negotiations that are not leading to real action against war...
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A visit from Santa Claus earlier this month helped the 300 or so residents of Napakiak, Alaska, forget their troubles, even if only for a day
A California panel is considering if the chemical in marijuana that produces a high should be declared a risk to pregnant women and require warnings
Federal officials have announced plans to raise $100 million to fund projects to restore seven significant coral reef sites in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
SpaceX has delayed its delivery to the International Space Station because of dangerous wind gusts
The European Union says it will miss its targets for reducing planet-warming greenhouse gases by 2030 unless member states make a greater effort than they have so far
A new study finds that global carbon pollution continues to rise, but it’s not increasing as fast as the previous couple years
The U.N. weather agency says that the current decade is likely to set a new 10-year temperature record, adding further evidence that the world is getting hotter
A team of researchers is getting federal funding to analyze perishable artifacts as part of an effort to better understand the people who lived in and around caves in sou...
Russian scientists have shown off a prehistoric puppy, believed to be 18,000 years old, found in permafrost in the country’s Far East
Democratic members of Congress say the United States remains committed to the Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 agr...
Delegates from almost 200 countries have begun a two-week international climate conference in Madrid that seeks to step up efforts to stop global warming
China retreats on clean energy investment, plans more coal-burning power plants
A new technology being tested by California utilities is aimed at diagnosing problems before they could cause power outages or spark wildfires
Hundreds of climate activists protested at two open-pit coal mines in eastern Germany pouring onto the premises to urge the government to immediately halt the use of coal...
A senior United Nations official says countries have “procrastinated” for too long and should start making steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions immediately, or risk mis...
Add ice cellars to the list of environmental victims in Alaska’s Native whaling villages
No it wasn’t a UFO, but it does have to do with airplanes.
Lab-grown mosquitoes hold promise for fighting dangerous dengue fever
Boeing names space test dummy Rosie after WWII riveter
Climate warming is taking a toll on sea ice off Alaska’s northwest coast
The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas
The European Space Agency says putting astronauts into a state of suspended animation could make it easier to reach other planets
The Innocence Project, a nonprofit dedicated to clearing the innocent, seeks to allow use of DNA evidence in effort to exonerate a Tennessee man executed 13 years ago for...
A new study says sport fish have declined significantly in portions of the Upper Mississippi River infested with Asian carp
A federal appeals court says the Trump administration unlawfully excluded millions of tons of some of the most dangerous materials in public use from a safety review
A weeklong hearing in Seattle will help determine whether a small American Indian tribe in Washington state can once again hunt whales
Federal regulators are close to approving a protection plan for corals in the Gulf of Mexico that would create new protected zones designed to allow the corals to grow
Doctors are warning that children are being born into a warming world that may bring them more health problems
Scientists say they were unable to confirm a highly publicized 2014 study that suggested banking culture can promote dishonesty
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has left North America to begin her return trip across the Atlantic aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose pass...
A double lung transplant recipient who severely damaged those internal organs by vaping has been identified as a Michigan teenager
Standard statistical test for analyzing scientific results comes under fire
A Berlin zoo says a giant panda whose twin cubs have captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after veterinarians discovered one of his kidneys was smalle...
A tiny deer-like species not seen by scientists for nearly 30 years has been photographed in a forest in southern Vietnam
A new study finds the most destructive hurricanes are hitting the US three times more often
A new study finds invasive grass species are making US wildfires more frequent, including in California
International Space Station's latest delivery includes 12 bottles of fine French wine
The Trump administration is proposing easing more Obama-era protections on contaminants from coal-fired power plants
Boeing's crew capsule is back on Earth after a brief flight to test its launch abort system
This week marks the first time President Donald Trump can actually begin the steps to pull the U.S. out of the landmark Paris climate agreement.
President Donald Trump has long talked about getting the U.S. out the Paris climate deal, and Monday is first day he can finally do something about it