Using commonly available chemicals, potable water can be drawn straight from the atmosphere, providing a possible lifeline for arid regions.
Its last hope for competing with renewable energy is the creation of small modular reactors, but despite political support, the industry's future looks dim.
There are some problems clean energy from wind and sun cannot solve. Two new studies provide a roadmap of the challenges ahead.
Once again, past warming warns of the power of climate change. The surprise is that it doesn’t take much warming to raise sea levels six meters.
Invisible flickering from living vegetation detected by satellite could help scientists better assess how the exploitation of fossil fuels affects the climate.
Scientists complete the most detailed mass observation of the southern continent so far, and deliver ominous findings.
Some scientists speculate that civilizations destroy the conditions for their own survival. If they are right, an enduring silence may be the real message from other parts of the universe.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields have entered the #MeToo era.