Antibiotic prescriptions have shot up by 65 percent overall and by 39 percent per person in 15 years, new research reveals.

An increase of just 2°C (3.6°F) in global temperatures could make the world considerably drier and more desert-like, new research has warned.

A new device can detect whether or not a tumor is cancerous in just 10 seconds - and should be in operating rooms as soon as 2018.

Wildfires have forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes near the famous Breckenridge Ski Resort.

Black rhinos are being driven to extinction as the ‘unprecedented’ high price of rhino horns leads to an explosion of poaching, experts say.

Only one tornado hit the United States in November as scientists say climate change is to blame.

Apple has been accused of having a 'toxic' work environment, which current and ex-workers say their their mental health problems stem from, a report published Wednesday said.

As climate change continues to alter our planet, humans will soon be forced to find new ways to feed the growing population.

accounting for approximately 55% of the more than 1.35 million disaster deaths in the last two decades.

In the course of a 17-year experiment on more than 1 million plants, scientists put future global warming to a real world test — growing California flowers and grasslands with extra heat, carbon di

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