Farms across Texas and surrounding states are flooded and waterlogged, leaving farmers who had been looking at bumper crops now worried.
Much-needed rains have brought relief to drought-stricken states, especially in the South and West, but they'll be a boon to insects, too.
Robots are useful, but fragile. To work out in the field, they have to learn how to function when damaged. Some scientists may have found a way.
A new sonar system is inspired by one of mother nature’s masters: the bat. It is another example of the growing influence of biomimetics.
The discovery of a few stone tools in Kenya has just pushed back a piece of the archaeological record almost a million years.
Researchers at UC Irvine restored a key feature of young brains, the flexibility that allows for learning and creativity.
The Navy has a new drone for spying that is small, cheap and completely disposable.
The climate pattern known as El Nino is on its way, climate forecasters say. But what is it, and why should we care?
A new study suggests Viagra can fight malaria, which still infects millions and kills half a million people every year.
Beekeepers lost huge numbers of bees last year, and scientists still do not know why.