Friday December 23, 2016 6:45AM ET
Hydraulic fracturing has boosted U.S. energy production while coming under scrutiny for its potential environmental impacts, mostly related to the wastewater the method generates.
Friday December 23, 2016 4:42AM ET
For the first time, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have mapped the location of thousands of tons of polyhalogenated carbazoles in the sediment of the Great Lakes and estimated their amount.
Thursday December 22, 2016 5:30AM ET
A new generation of children is growing up in Lithuania, an overwhelming majority of whom use the internet every day and spend an average of 3 hours online per day.
Thursday December 22, 2016 2:40AM ET
Monkeys have the vocal tracts to produce human speech sounds, but what they lack is a speech-ready brain, a new study has found.
Wednesday December 21, 2016 6:30AM ET
China launched a weather satellite, marking an upgrade of China's meteorological satellites in geostationary orbit.
Wednesday December 21, 2016 2:40AM ET
A sound in the Mariana Trench notable for its complexity and wide frequency range likely represents the discovery of a new baleen whale call.
Tuesday December 20, 2016 7:05AM ET
New studies using data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft suggest that the largest body in the main asteroid belt has ice.