A new kind of electronic device that completely disintegrates within a month when exposed to a mild acid is the latest advance in the field of “transient electronics.”
It's imperative to protect species and populations — but we shouldn't miss the trees for the forest, a new paper argues.
Researchers discover high levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria genes in fishmeal--posing a concern that the large quantities of meal that make it to the seafloor could be infecting the food chain with superbugs.
Inoculating poplar trees with a dose of bacteria and fungi that live within the plants allowed the poplars to grow more and enabled them to better withstand an induced drought.
Protected for centuries even as farmers cleared adjacent lands, the sacred forests surrounding buildings belonging to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church are islands of verdancy that now contain much of the region’s surviving biological heritage.
The majority of all plastics ever produced, 6.3 billion metric tons, have already been thrown away. The world generated 302 million metric tons of plastic waste in 2015 alone.
Health care lags behind other sectors of the U.S. economy in measuring and reporting on sustainability efforts, according to a new analysis of 49 large health care organizations.
Researchers harness a microbe to create crops that—with a little more tweaking—might one day use less synthetic fertilizer.
The newly-invented nanofiber mats can emit antioxidants for up to 20 days.
New calculations suggest that sea-level rise will be a lot worse than past studies have estimated, especially in high- and moderate-emissions scenarios. The difference is due largely to loss of Antarctic ice sheets.