July 8, 2019, 1:59 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Rodents will be wiped out, but opponents argue that other wildlife will suffer too.
In a first, renewables generated more electricity in the U.S. than coal for a month
June 26, 2019, 10:33 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Wind, solar and hydro are putting pressure on coal.
The Ozark chestnut, thought to be long gone, is making a comeback
June 26, 2019, 9:16 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The legendary chestnut is slowly resurfacing thanks to a team of volunteers.
A new material that's part plastic and part rock is forming on this Portuguese island
June 25, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Plastic waste is becoming permanently ingrained in the shoreline.
After 14 months without tourists, Kauai's North Shore tests the waters again
June 21, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The Hawaiian island has reopened its northern coast to tourists, but with new restrictions meant to protect local communities and wildlife.
The controversy behind the world's next great telescope
June 21, 2019, 8:54 a.m. by Robynne Boyd
Thirty Meter Telescope will be built in a culturally and ecologically sensitive area of Hawaii.
This newly identified critter eats rocks and secretes them as sand
June 21, 2019, 8:26 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
'Almost mythical' is how researchers describe this shipworm's odd habit.
Strange wave-shaped clouds roll across Mount Pisgah
June 20, 2019, 3 p.m. by Catie Leary
You might assume this image is the result of some elaborate Photoshop trick, but it's real.
Scientists have picked up a radio signal from the other side of the universe
How old bras are saving injured turtles
Female dragonflies fake death to avoid males
Someone just paid $1.4 million for this pigeon
Why a beluga's squishy head is so special
Something very big and very dark punched a hole in our galaxy