The words blasted to cellphones around Salem, Oregon were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action."
A mosquito-borne illness originally found in the Tampa Bay area has been confirmed in a human for the first time, according to University of Florida researchers.
While the report finds phosphorus is still problematic, there is some progress in other areas.
Some climate change research is enlightening, some alarming, some baffling – and some, on soccer and sausages, might seem a little bizarre.
Thirty-two years after becoming the first man to walk to both poles, Robert Swan teamed up with his son Barney for another first: trekking to the South Pole using only renewable energy.
Millet is no longer a popular staple food in China, but the drought-tolerant crop is playing a role in controlling desertification in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
Vermont Rep. Peter Welch said the EPA delayed the release of the report and in so doing “was depriving people, and not just in Bennington," of information about the threats posed by the chemicals.
Air pollution irritates kids' respiratory systems, but it can also prompt immune systems to start attacking healthy cells.