The world’s forests are being carved into pieces. In tropical regions, animals are likely to pay a heavy price.
The state's unusual decision exposes the insurance industry’s miscalculation of the cost of climate change.
While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos — another worrisome sign for nicotine addiction, the C.D.C. says.
The documentarian Jon Kasbe spent years among elephant hunters in Kenya, and his movie is an intense 74-minute distillation of his efforts.
A new study finds a weak link between coloring and straightening treatments and breast cancer. But experts caution the results are far from certain.
A project to calculate the cost of raising roads shows that some places may not justify the vast expense, casting doubt on the future of those areas.
New research finds that the extinction of this flightless bird was completely our fault.
The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for all sorts of procedures, amid the public outcry over surprise medical bills.
Researchers wanted to improve the fruit yields for small farmers in Indonesia, and hope their findings will encourage protections for bats.
After a weak harvest for many potato farmers in the United States and Canada, there were concerns about shortages of the fast food staple. But supplies aren’t likely to run out anytime soon.
The acceleration climate change's effects have brought the world “dangerously close” to abrupt and irreversible changes, scientists warned.
Global consumption of coal declined unexpectedly this year, but a surge in oil and gas pushed up greenhouse gas emissions over all.
A low-profile group, financed by the pharmaceutical industry, has hired former union officials to oppose drug-price proposals around the country.
A new government program will provide donated drugs through major drugstore chains.
As a teen vaping and health crisis dominates public concerns, the Food and Drug Administration has been without a permanent commissioner since April.
In a famous experiment, scientists bred Russian foxes without a fear of people. But the foxes’ ancestry raises new questions about when they became tame and what counts as domestication.
Saturn’s biggest moon has gasoline for rain, soot for snow and a subsurface ocean of ammonia. Now there’s a map to help guide the search for possible life there.
Beijing’s pursuit of control over a Muslim ethnic group pushes the rules of science and raises questions about consent.