Science & Environment

Science & Environment NASA TV to Air Russian Spacewalk at the International Space Station

Two veteran Russian cosmonaut spacewalkers will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 2, for a planned 6.5-hour station servicing session. Live coverage of the spacewalk... More

Science & Environment School-bus sized 'Holy grail' dinosaur discovered in Sahara desert

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of school-bus size dinosaur in Egypt’s Sahara desert, marking an important prehistoric link between Africa and Europe. More

Science & Environment School-bus sized 'Holy grail' dinosaur discovered in Sahara desert

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of school-bus size dinosaur in Egypt’s Sahara desert, marking an important prehistoric link between Africa and Europe. More

Science & Environment Instagram could unveil a Snapchat-style video call feature

The Snapchat-style tool would only be available to global users who have already begun a Direct message thread, rumours suggest. More

Science & Environment HMS Elizabeth's sprinkler system misfires

Sailors watched as water rushed into the aircraft storage area of the £3.1bn boat on Sunday. Officials said it took just a few minutes to shut the system down. More

Science & Environment Stag do group captures rare white hart deer on camera

When Damien Zoyo took his mates away to celebrate his forthcoming wedding, it turned into a stag do with a difference, when he and his pals spotted a rare white stag in the Scottish Highlands. More

Science & Environment Tractor beam levitates large orbs with sound

A new "tractor beam" can levitate large objects in midair, using only sound. More

Science & Environment A Creationist Wants Rocks to Study. The Grand Canyon Says No.

A lawsuit by a creationist geologist brings to light a dispute between science and religion at Grand Canyon National Park. More

Science & Environment The Getaway: Greening Your Summer Vacation

Tips on how to be an ecotourist. More

Science & Environment Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation?

Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes. More

Science & Environment Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision. More

Science & Environment Q. AND A.: For a Hotel Beekeeper, Honey Is Just the Beginning

Noel Patterson educates guests at the Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson on the importance of bees, leads tastings and encourages backyard hives. More

Science & Environment A Strong Case Against a Pesticide Does Not Faze E.P.A. Under Trump

For decades, scientists have warned of mounting evidence that exposure to chlorpyrifos may threaten children’s development. More

Science & Environment In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule

Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land. More

Science & Environment By Degrees: A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists

Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise. More

Science & Environment E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board

A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate. More

Science & Environment The New Threat to Wolves in and Around Yellowstone

Packs of the animals, once endangered, have flourished, but biologists worry about the effects of renewed hunting outside the national park. More

Science & Environment Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated

Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine. More

Science & Environment Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

A new study found that a major ocean current is carrying plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving it there. More

Science & Environment Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant

Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.” More