When it comes to food and snack selections, students at suburban schools and private schools have more unhealthy options than urban schools and public schools, according to a new study.
A new map shows areas where humans have the highest risk of contracting Lyme disease in the Eastern U.S.
A new study based on data collected over the last 100 years shows that many of the species unique to the Andes-Amazon basin of Peru and Bolivia lack vital national-level protection.
The world's rarest gorilla has significantly more suitable habitat space than researchers previously estimated.
The more information a company discloses about its sustainable practices, the more the public views it as being environmentally friendly.
An awe-inspiring lenticular cloud formation was captured over Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park
To ease shoulder discomfort from iPad use, experts recommend placing the tablet on a higher surface instead of on your lap.
More than half of the 19,232 species newly known to science were insects, according to the most recent compilation.
Cavefish that have lost their eyesight and body coloring while adapting to the dark depths where they dwell show no prejudice against their surface-dwelling counterparts.
A gallery of so-called "Blind" Mexican cavefish, which have gradually lost their sight and pigmentation to adapt to their dwellings.
Steller sea lion pups in the Gulf of Alaska are being killed by predators at rates that may make it difficult for their population to recover, a new study shows.
Acclaimed oceanographer Sylvia Earle went on an expedition to Hawaii's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge to promote environmental education.
Photos from acclaimed oceanographer Sylvia Earle's expedition to Hawaii's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
From stunning stone sculptures to strategically placed leaves, we've rounded up a gallery full of amazing environmental art.
Two areas of the brain responded differently in youth with a family history of alcoholism during risky decision-making, a new study shows.
The brain quickly adjusts when a person uses a sling or cast after injuring their arm, a new study shows.
During the first 24 hours after the death of a loved one, a person's risk of experiencing a heart attack increases by about 21 times, according to a new study.
The number 13 is synonymous with bad luck, but is there any statistical proof to support the superstition?
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