Scientists have found an ingenious use for cigarette ash, turning the porous material into an efficient arsenic water purifier.
By using old tires instead of non-renewable coke in steel furnaces, researchers saved landfill space equivalent to two million tires.
Scientists have uncovered evidence of a 2,500 km-long mountain range that once spanned Africa to Brazil.
Variations in a single gene, apt-like, can lead up to 15 different patterns of coloration in caterpillars.
The oceans are getting more acidic, but living in the reefs has helped epaulette sharks cope, scientists say.
Unlike other social animals, leadership in steel-blue sawfly groups is mutually beneficial for both leaders and followers.
Previously unstudied museum collections have prompted a re-evaluation of the biodiversity of the Indo-Pacific Ocean.
Milk Orange can instantly and quantitatively determine the fat content of milk, speeding up quality control.
Using one ton of liquid xenon, scientists have performed highly sensitive experiments which rule out bosonic super-WIMPs as the stuff of dark matter.
Two research teams have independently developed quantum bits that are more than 99 percent accurate.