The aphid has an amazing capacity to sense a goat breathing down its neck, a feat that is all the more impressive considering that aphids don't even have necks.
08/09/2010 05:23 pm
In 1859, a powerful solar storm burned telegraph wires all across Europe and America and electrified the skies. As the sun awakens from a period of dormancy, it's worth remembering that a storm of that magnitude today could bring modernity to a sudden halt.
08/09/2010 01:39 pm
Amid what is called the worst Russian fires in history, President Dmitry Medvedev – who recently dismissed concerns over emissions – embraces the need to address climate change.
08/09/2010 12:44 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/09
Public electric utilities will need thousands of miles of new transmission lines to bring solar and wind power to cities. One alternative could be microgrids, or local production of power from clean energy
08/09/2010 12:20 pm
Louisiana residents are relieved that no more oil is spewing and that a 'bottom kill' to seal the well will begin soon. But they are also worried, about BP's commitment to a full cleanup and a report that most of the oil is gone.
08/07/2010 05:32 pm
Once on the fringe, about 750,000 off the grid American households pioneer green living by tapping sustainable energy from the wind, sun, and earth.
08/07/2010 03:34 pm
Green living in Oklahoma: This family taps geothermal energy straight from the earth for it's HVAC system.
08/07/2010 03:33 pm
Tiny brown bats are in danger of going extinct in the Northeast, with a white nose fungus blamed for killing millions of the animals.
08/06/2010 08:09 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/06