The catastrophic wildfires in Australia around New Year’s generated a massive smoke plume that still hasn’t dissipated in the stratosphere.
Unwanted electronic waste is piling up rapidly around the globe, while collection and recycling efforts are failing to keep pace, a new report shows.
Now-submerged chambers in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula contain ancient evidence of extensive red ochre removal as early as 12,000 years ago.
Microscope and chemical analyses suggest that, like snakes, caecilians have glands near their teeth that secrete venom.
New data suggest that cloth masks work to reduce coronavirus cases, though less well than medical masks.
As states reopen, most don’t have adequate systems in place to test, trace and isolate new COVID-19 cases, setting the stage for future outbreaks.
A planet about 734 light-years away could be a former gas giant that lost its atmosphere or a failed giant that never finished growing.
Drones are too clumsy to rub pollen on flowers and not damage them. But blowing pollen-laden bubbles may help the machines be better pollinators.