Explaining your PhD thesis to people outside your field can be tricky. You want to be accurate, but also comprehensible, and sometimes words just aren't enough. Enter the Dance Your PhD contest, now in its eighth year.
While California still has significant environmental problems, experts say there is no denying the state has adopted some of the world's toughest air quality standards, setting it at the forefront of the battle on climate change.
Previous generations feared a population explosion. But for today’s global economy, the problem is just the opposite. Falling fertility rates and aging workforces will plague the developed world. The race is on for innovative solutions.
After getting a “major wake-up call” from the U.S. government in its rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline project, the leader of the Canadian province of Alberta announced an aggressive climate-change plan Sunday.
Hellmann's mayonnaise is known for many things - making egg salad delicious, being loaded with fat, that old "bring out the best" jingle. To date, however, it hasn't been associated with sustainability. Mayo is a processed food made by huge conglomerates, not a symbol of environmentalism.
Researchers have found even more evidence that coffee can be good for you. People who drink regular, moderate amounts of coffee are less likely to die from a range of diseases, from diabetes to heart disease.