Bacteria found around a Brazilian mine could improve copper harvesting.
The curved barriers would deflect air pollution away from pedestrians and provide a scaffold for plants to "green" a city.
Milk proteins grown in the laboratory could be a more sustainable alternative to the cow’s udder, but the science behind it is still maturing.
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.
The animals' bodies contained pollutants not found in dolphins before.
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up
Researchers discover hot spot off the coast of Italy with up to 1.9 million pieces of plastic per square meter.
New research finds plastic particles in Arctic snow, in amounts that surprise scientists.
The fate of battleship remains may rest in the hands of countries that don't own the ships.
What goes down our drains could harm the environment.