Invasive insects cause at least $77 billion in damage every year, according to a study released Tuesday that says this figure is "grossly underestimated" because it covers only a fraction of the globe.
California’s coastal redwoods can absorb nutrients and moisture from the thick fog that rolls in from the Pacific. And fog patterns give us clues about how the iconic trees might respond to a changing climate.
In the auto business, the battle between gasoline-powered and electric vehicles is not new. Studebaker Motors manufactured many variations of electric cars over a hundred years ago. Electrics could have been a contender, but gasoline won out. So what happened?
It's her ocean — we're just swimming in it. A Great White Shark named Lydia had a tracking device attached to her dorsal fin last year. Since then, she's logged over 27,000 miles and now she even has her own Twitter account.
Talk about a long, strange trip. A NASA spacecraft called New Horizons has traveled 3 billion miles through space over the last nine years and now is approaching Pluto. Aboard: Ashes of the astronomer who discovered the distant orb in 1930.
Climate scientist Gordon Hamilton died in Antarctica over the weekend when his snowmobile plunged into a deep glacial crevasse. His research in Antarctica and Greenland focused on the relationship between melting ice sheets and rising sea levels.