Shell Bullish On Chukchi Oil And Gas Potential US: April 7, 2008 ANCHORAGE - Alaska's Chukchi Sea, the remote region separating North America's northwestern tip from northeastern Siberia, is one of the "potentially most prolific oil fields" left in the world and could ultimately compare to the Gulf of Mexico as a source of domestic energy, a Shell official said Friday.

Greener building practices could cut North America's greenhouse gas emissions more effectively than any other available measure. Canada, Mexico and the US are being urged to embrace greener construction methods That is the conclusion of a new report from the Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC). Green Building in North America: Opportunities and Challenges says buildings release about 35% of the continent's total CO2 emissions and this could be the quickest and cheapest way to reduce North America's impact on climate change.

Giant Particle Accelerator Could Create Black Hole That Might Eat Up Earth: Lawsuit

EXTERNAL affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday told his American hosts that the government was engaged in the process of resolving the "political problems' in the implementation of the Indo-

San Diego: Dr John Kelsoe has spent his career trying to identify the biological roots of bipolar disorder.

A genetic circuit in HIV that decides whether it switches on or stays dormant could hold the key to anti-HIV therapy, according to a new study.

Overeating disrupts entire networks of genes in the body, causing not only obesity, but diabetes and heart disease, in ways that may be possible to predict, researchers reported on Sunday.

Get ready for designer tomatoes! Scientists have identified a gene which they claim can change the shape of the juicy fruit

Washington: Tiny skeletons found in the caves of the Pacific islands of Palau undercut the theory that similar remains found in Indonesia might be a unique new species of humans, researchers reported

Washington: China's current carbon emission levels have set alarm bells ringing for environmentalists as they are likely to upset global greenhouse stabilisation efforts.