April 10, 2015, 10:18 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Scientists aren't sure where the methane is coming from, but they suspect it's related to mining.
December 17, 2014, 9:55 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Scientists have seen fluctuations in methane levels in the Martian atmosphere before, so any new findings add to a better understanding for the Red Planet.
October 16, 2014, 10:48 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Researchers only took samples the first few inches of rock, so they aren't sure how deep the microbial communities penetrate below the surface.
October 10, 2014, 11:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The gassy hotspot is centered over New Mexico's San Juan Basin, where some 40,000 wells suck out natural gas trapped in coal seams.
August 25, 2014, 10:36 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers were surprised to find so many methane seeps and can't say for sure why there are so many along the Atlantic coastline.
July 23, 2014, 3:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The Catatumbo Lightning has helped sailors, thwarted invasions and wowed onlookers for thousands of years.
April 1, 2014, 10:30 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Volcanic eruptions caused a massive loss of plant and animal life, but abundance of methane caused a carbon dioxide overdose that deprived surviving organisms of much-needed oxygen.
March 28, 2014, 11:53 a.m. by John Platt
Scientists have known this for a while now, but new research gives us more information about why kangaroos are so much more efficient than cows.
January 30, 2014, 3:46 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
As fracking and melting Arctic ice add more methane to the atmosphere, the NOAA will have fewer resources with which to monitor the greenhouse gas.
January 28, 2014, 12:35 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Yes, you read that right.
December 10, 2013, 12:53 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
There are about 160 organisms from deep-sea vents that enjoy a methane meal on the way up to the ocean's surface.