Research on a cliff face in Yosemite National Park finds that when rockfalls happen without an obvious cause, ordinary warming in the Sun could be the culprit.
The administration has sought to promote scientific collaboration with Cuba by reducing restrictions on travel and equipment donations and forging research partnerships.
Researchers unexpectedly discovered that tiny shoreline ecosystems act as miniature laboratories in which ocean acidification and its effects play out nightly.
Researchers studying the super-Earth 55 Cancri e spotted some puzzling features that provide a new vision of the orb's surface.
In one of the first studies to investigate large lakes as methane sources, researchers found that Lake Erie is releasing more of the potent greenhouse gas than expected.
In a proof-of-concept experiment, researchers test out how well a pair of fisherman's waders can sense changes in water temperature.
Scientists painstakingly compared a shipwreck spotted in 2009 to a 1904 schematic of a long-lost tugboat. A naval gun on the wreck proved to be the "smoking gun" identifying the vanished ship.
Announced initiatives included funding for water research, development, and infrastructure projects; the launch of a new National Water Model; and the release of a drought resilience action plan.
U.S. initiatives aim to protect the marine environment and address climate change in the Arctic, U.S. ambassador says.
An ancient carbon dioxide release associated with a much hotter Earth than today took place at only a tenth the pace of our present atmospheric carbon buildup, a new study confirms.