Immigration law: A Justice Department suit filed Tuesday alleges that federal law trumps the controversial state statute and that enforcing immigration law is a federal responsibility. Legal experts are split on the likely outcome.
Sea turtles have washed ashore, due to the Gulf oil spill. Now, US wildlife experts are planning to collect and move sea turtle eggs away from the Gulf, trying to save future generations.
Large reptiles were successful predators, snapping up fish, mollusks and smaller reptiles.
Working in the deep sea at the source of the Gulf oil spill is a bit like working in space, say scientists. It's a hard place to get to, a tricky space in which to maneuver, and subject to daunting laws of physics.
Commercially produced bumblebees may be detrimental to wild bumblebees.
The University of California Thursday decided on a 32 percent fee hike to make up for slashed state funding. Student protests flare on campuses.
More than half of the money goes to battery manufacturing. US-made hybrids are currently dependent on batteries made abroad.
Surging demand for cars in rapidly growing nations will mean a robust car industry in 20 years. The US will have a piece of it – though smaller than today – and the models it turns out will be much greener as the iconic industry reinvents itself.