Without efforts to rebuild soil health, we could lose our ability to grow enough nutritious food to feed the planet’s population
These non-pharmaceutical treatments are proven effective, and in some cases, are creating a large hole in the lock that big pharma has on treatment options.
A stunning new report finds that humans are destroying the web of life, billions of years in the making, upon which we depend for clean air, water and everything else.
A vaccine could add years to the lives of people with the aggressive form of brain cancer
They have noxious skin secretions, lay their eggs in bird baths and fish ponds, can clog plumbing, and cause power outages by short-circuiting utility switches where they seek refuge
The baboons rolled a 55-gallon barrel up against the wall of their open-air yard to make their escape, then headed into town.
Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.
However, the enzyme may also bloom out of control and literally consume the entire planet.
Diamonds found in the Nubian desert in Sudan were formed deep inside a “lost planet” that once circled the sun.
Trapped in the rigid structure of diamonds formed deep in the Earth’s crust, scientists have discovered a form of water ice that was not previously known to occur naturally on our planet.
“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.”
This old wisecrack is credited to American late-night talk show host and comedian Johnny Carson. Sorry, Johnny, it may be funny, but you’ve got it wrong. Although giving up unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking and rich food will certainly improve your health, giving up sex will not.
Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented
A species of New Zealand stick insect that was thought to produce only females has hatched a rogue male in the UK countryside – and scientists say the rare event could mean the animal is ready to start having sex.
Smoking just one cigarette a day is more dangerous than commonly thought, say researchers who have found it still raises the risk of coronary heart disease or stroke.
Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson might seem like he knows everything there is to know about the universe. But there’s a lingering scientific mystery that keeps him up at night.
Neuroscientists find chronic stress skews decisions toward higher-risk options.
One of the biggest reasons that it’s so hard for facts to change people’s minds is that people have an incentive to keep believing what they already believe, especially if it’s a belief that’s deeply tied to their identity.
The mental gymnastics they do to achieve this are known in psychology as “motivated reasoning.” It’s something that’s extremely hard to get around.
Scientific findings by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff will likely face a case-by-case review by the Trump administration before being released, a spokesman for President Donald Trump’s transition team told NPR in an interview published on Wednesday.