October 25, 2013 — An extremely hazardous concoction of air pollution and fog blanketed the major Chinese city of Harbin and surrounding northeastern areas of the country, forcing schools to close and the cancellation of all air traffic.
October 4, 2013 — A Danish-owned cargo ship carried a 73,500-ton load of coal through northern Canada’s Northwest Passage in September, making it the first such bulk carrier in history to navigate the Arctic route.
October 4, 2013 — Swarms of the world’s largest hornets have killed at least 41 people and injured 1,630 others this summer in central China’s Shaanxi province.
September 27, 2013 — Musical talent in humans and a handful of other creatures appears related to those species’ needs to move as synchronized groups in avoiding danger, one researcher says.
Sept. 20, 2013
Health officials warn doctors and farms to cut back on unnecessary use of antibiotics.
Sept. 6, 2013
U.N. chief says climate change fix deadline imminent: "Five minutes to midnight."
Researchers Seek to Slow the Speed of Death
- August 2, 2013
World's Population To Be nearly 10 Billion by 2100
- June 21, 2013
Climate Change Threatens Global Food Security
- April 19, 2013
Cancer Risk Higher in Japan Radiation Zone: Study
- March 8, 2013
Smog Responsible for Underweight Newborns: Study
- February 15, 2013
Disinfecting Robots Can Fight Hospital Superbugs
- January 4, 2013
Fungus Stirred by Tornado Can Infect Disaster Survivors
- December 21, 2012
U.S. Conducts 'Subcritical' Nuclear Blast
- December 14, 2012
Humans Evolving Dumb and Dumber: Researcher
- November 16, 2012
Global Hunger Looms After Summer Crop Losses: UN
- October 19, 2012
Ancient Human Pollution Initiated Climate Change
- October 12, 2012
Stolen Phone Infects Thief with Ebola Virus
- August 31, 2012
Human Air Pollution Blamed For Ocean Warming
- June 15, 2012
U.S. Cities Dithering on Climate Change Impacts
- June 8, 2012
Underground Water Use Accelerating Sea Level Rise
- May 25, 2012
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