Batteries with their own transparent solar cells could as as energy collecting windows or smartphone screens.
Scientists find a protein that could make ice cream a bit more resilient to heat, and even a bit healthier.
On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is far better protected now than it was then. The same can't be said about Miami.
The New Orleans levees are better than they were when Katrina struck, but preparing for hurricanes is riddled with uncertainty.
There are a number of diet and lifestyle choices that accompany Alzheimer's risk, according to a new study.
Chinese pollution has become such a problem that it has actually become an unexpected moneymaker for some large companies.
Drifting pollution has helped erase gains from stricter U.S. emissions rules. Reducing pollution may be an international problem.
'Shade balls' have been dumped into Los Angeles reservoirs to protect the region's water supply from contaminants and from evaporation.
A company is developing a smartphone app that can give a few seconds of warning when earthquakes strike.
Recent reforms are now helping Mexico's slow but somewhat steady rise as a manufacturing hub for multinational corporations.