In a sign that Apple is aiming to expand its voice on social issues, Lisa Jackson is promoted to the company's first vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives.
Ocean Alliance teams up with the former "Star Trek" captain to help raise money for snot-collecting drones for whale research.
Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.
The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.
A new method aims to halt rhinoceros poaching by monitoring and tracking the animals to catch poachers in the act.
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.
In a short film that shows the dangers of marine pollution, tiny zooplankton can be seen ingesting plastic microbeads.
Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.
Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.
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