Reinforcement learning might be the next step in keeping broadband-carrying balloons afloat above remote areas. Could Venus be next?
If they collide, it could cause big problems for breeding penguins and seals by cutting off their access to the open sea.
Environmental experts say the administration may fare better by working with green governors and clean tech businesses, and by signing executive orders.
Massive storms like Goni, which hit the Philippine islands on Sunday, could be a glimpse of our future.
A California team will use a robotic vehicle to study tiny seafloor creatures, hoping they might yield new compounds to fight viruses and cancer.
A new study shows that some big carnivores are getting up to half their diet from sources like trash, crops, or small mammals that live near people.
Using a network of sensors, researchers found that the Los Angeles high-rises most likely to rock in a future quake aren’t downtown.
Coal plant upgrades led to a dramatic reduction in sulfur dioxide emissions. But those particles also help reflect solar heat away from the planet.
Biotech company Oxitec has created a caterpillar with self-destructing eggs in an attempt to curb agricultural damage. But will other pests simply move in?
New studies show fractures on surface ice and warm seawater melting the ice from underneath. That’s a harbinger of a coming collapse—and sea level rise.