The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere just hit its highest level in 800,000 years, and scientists predict deadly
• The average concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere topped 411 parts per million in May.• In April — the previous month — the concentration hit 410 ppm for the first time in recorded are
Designed for places that don’t have indoor plumbing, the change:WATER toilet sucks the water out of waste so it’s more compact, more sanitary, and easier to dispose of. As the classic tech lore goes, of
Say you're one of those people who just doesn't seem to be a good sleeper. You're not hallucinating from insomnia or anything, but you toss and turn before falling asleep, wake up frequently in the night,
Weird & Wild Ambrosia beetles have a surprising reason for seeking out trees full of ethanol. You probably wouldn't enjoy a home made of alcohol-soaked wood. But for ambrosia beetles, it doesn't get any
With its punky green mohican the striking Mary river turtle joins a new ZSL list of the world’s most vulnerable reptiles It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe
This could save the species from extinction. Cancer is one of the few diseases that we don’t think of as being contagious. But that’s not true if you’re a tasmanian devil. Devils are one of the very few
By Jason Samenow Jason Samenow Editor and writer covering weather and climate Email Bio Follow Heat waves over the world’s oceans are becoming longer and more frequent, damaging coral reefs and creating
More than half of your body is not human, say scientists. Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists. Understanding this hidden half of ourselves -
Scientists still aren’t sure why early humans had such weird skulls—or why we don’t. It’s one of the first things you notice when you look at archaic human relatives in a natural history textbook or museum.
A fossilised human finger bone dating to almost 90,000 years ago has been discovered in the Saudi Arabian desert, a find researchers say points to the possibility that our species ventured towards the
President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Tuesday by threatening to slap new tariffs on $50 billion in imported goods ranging from bakery ovens to ball bearings. The action is the latest
Strength training is a key part of fitness that shouldn't be ignored, especially when it comes to weight loss. But just because you know you should be doing it doesn't mean you know exactly how to do yet.
Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category