'Salt' photos highlight the beauty of mineral minimalism
January 12, 2015, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Melbourne-based photographer Emma Phillips describes the series as 'a poetic exploration of and tribute to Australia's monolithic landscape.'
New regulations force big food wasters to reuse, donate
August 8, 2014, 5:34 p.m. by Kimi Harris
Instead of food waste heading to the landfill in Massachusetts, now it will be repurposed, donated, or turned into compost, animal feed, or clean energy.
California's thirst lifts mountains, triggers earthquakes along San Andreas Fault
May 15, 2014, 9:15 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With groundwater pumping and the evaporation of heavy weights of water, Earth's crust rebounds. This movement affects the fault, causing earthquakes.
Richard Proenneke: The man who showed us how to be alone in the wilderness
April 23, 2014, 12:30 p.m. by John Platt
For decades, Proenneke lived in a handmade cabin at Alaska's Twin Lakes; his writings and films have left a legacy.
Portland flushes 38 million gallons of water after teen tinkles in reservoir
April 17, 2014, 6:48 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Portland authorities faced a tough decision this week: To drain a large reservoir or provide residents with pee-tainted tap water? To some controversy, they opted for the former.
Diamonds aren't just for rings: They could improve computers
March 27, 2014, 8:40 a.m. by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
Physicists have gotten a first look at the way electrons spin in a tiny diamond wire, and it could mean big things for computer technology.
Volcanoes helped Antarctic life weather ice ages
March 11, 2014, 9:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Though they're perceived as destructive, volcanoes may actually play an important part in promoting biodiversity, a new study suggests.
Fog surrounds a frozen volcano in this ethereal photograph
February 19, 2014, 9 a.m. by Anna Norris
Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is silent and still as fog creeps towards Mount Dutton.
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia
4 ways exercise is good for your brain
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Researchers develop a new way to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere
Putting on a 'game face' may actually boost your performance
Why avocados are good for you