NEW ORLEANS— Environmental groups signed a settlement agreement Thursday to resolve their lawsuit against a New Orleans company that has failed to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The New York- based Waterkeeper Alliance says the company will release more information about its efforts to stop oil from leaking at the site where one of its...» Read More
Here are some awe-inspiring facts about the aurora borealis.
Plans by Scotland, and possibly Germany, to ban genetically modified (GM) crops could prove a boon for farmers of conventional crops.
NEW ORLEANS— The latest about a potential settlement of a lawsuit by environmental groups against a New Orleans company that failed to end a decade-old leak in the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental groups say they're pleased at the progress of talks with a New Orleans company that has failed to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, but it's too early to talk...
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.
NEW ORLEANS— Environmental groups and a New Orleans energy company have reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit stemming from the company's failed efforts to stop a decade-old, slow-motion oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Taylor said in a news release it has agreed under the settlement to make a $300,000 donation to a Louisiana marine research consortium...
The New Orleans levees are better than they were when Katrina struck, but preparing for hurricanes is riddled with uncertainty.
DES MOINES, Iowa— To protect a flock of rare chickens from the possibility of getting the bird flu, Iowa State University said Monday it has canceled classes for about 500 students at its poultry teaching and research farm. The Department of Animal Science is minimizing traffic to the poultry farm on 11 acres 3 miles south of the main Iowa State campus in Ames amid...
A series of new studies out this week shows solid progress toward a flu vaccine in a pill and a so-called universal flu vaccine. NBC News reports.
There are a number of diet and lifestyle choices that accompany Alzheimer's risk, according to a new study.
Patients with early-stage breast cancer may not require a lumpectomy or a mastectomy so early on, reports The New York Times.
With California mired in drought, it might seem odd there's a dam demolition underway.
Scientists may have been overestimating China’s emissions of carbon dioxide by more than 10 percent, the New York Times reports.
Chinese pollution has become such a problem that it has actually become an unexpected moneymaker for some large companies.
Now Intel is making Stephen Hawking's voice progam available to the public for free. NBC News reports.
A Japanese sports drink will be the first product advertised on the surface of the moon. GlobalPost reports.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control's Influenza Division says the agency is "concerned" that the bird flu virus may mutate.
A new study confirmed something researchers have suspected for decades: The stars that populate our universe are burning themselves out.
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.
Medical diagnostics company Hologic CFO Robert McMahon, discusses growth opportunities underway, including in its mammogram technology.