Bacteria found around a Brazilian mine could improve copper harvesting.
There’s now a microscopic plastic cycle that works like any other environmental cycle -- moving from oceans to sky to land and back again.
The new approach can separate different metals in electronic waste using only air and high temperatures.
Steers that ate small amounts of seaweed produced far less of the greenhouse gas methane.
A better understanding of past rainfall swings may help scientists better predict future ones.
New research links cloud top appearance to the unusual phenomenon of lightning during a snowstorm.
Pollution estimates in India highlight the need for some countries to more closely monitor the problem in nonurban areas.
Researchers converted a plastic bag and bottle cap into a type of chemical used in pharmaceuticals, detergents, paints and other products.
New findings suggest the famous geyser went dormant during a period of severe droughts -- a condition that could recur in a warming world.
The animals' bodies contained pollutants not found in dolphins before.
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Early-stage research points to bioengineering as a promising way to buy time for arid ecosystems.