There may be a new way to clean millions of acres of land contaminated by explosives: plants. Biologists believe that they may be able to create a plant that can help "soak up" TNT with enhanced TNT tolerance.
It turns out that Chesapeake Bay may be experiencing some of the largest algal blooms in years. Scientists have found that the algal blooms spreading across the bay may be the most intense and widespread in recent times.
Space junk is a growing issue as debris piles up in Earth's orbit. Now, researchers have developed a new method to eliminate artificial satellites in Highly Elliptical Orbits when they finish their mission.
A staggering 99 percent of the world's seabirds may have consumed plastic by 2050. Researchers have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds and have found that it may be far worse than first thought.
Could air pollution lead to low GPAs? Scientists have found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs.
The Grand Canyon may actually be contaminated with mercury. Researchers have found fish in the Glen Canyon Dam actually have higher levels of mercury.
Humans may just be super predators. Researchers have conducted a new study that reveals new insight behind widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains.
Scientists may have discovered a way to change carbon dioxide (CO2) into a valuable commodity.
It turns out that the dirty coating that can be found on buildings and streets may be hazardous to public health.
New findings published in the Journal of Environmental Sciences reveals that researchers may have effectively found a new way to test the effects of pollutants on human cells through the investigation of Bisphenol A (BPA).
Researchers have taken a closer look at how the downwelling of warm waters in the ocean actually deepens a storm's fuel tank for rapid intensification toward hurricane statues and how that influences currents.