NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first hybrid rice varieties developed in sub-Saharan Africa are yielding up to four times more than other improved varieties, say scientists, who are usin

It may be too late to save many species of plants from extinction at the hands (or vines) of invasive plant species.

Areas in green show where water has turned into land and those in blue show where land has become water

More temperature could mean increased snowfall in Antarctica which could in turn help reduce the global sea-level rise by 51 to 79 millimetres by 2100, according to a new study.

By way of a light-driven bacterium, Utah State University biochemists are a step closer to cleanly converting harmful carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion into usable fuels.

Man-made greenhouse gases began to nudge up the Earth's temperatures almost 200 years ago as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace, far earlier than previously thought, scientists said on Wednesd

Ever imagine eating your food wrapper? Now, it's possible, as a team of scientists discovered a revolutionary biodegradable film made of milk protein, which can replace plastic wraps.

Researchers at the Australian National University deliver thermal efficiency of 97 per cent

Scientists from ExxonMobil and Georgia Institute of Technology claim 'revolutionary' system could save industry $2bn a year

Scrap tires have been on environmentalists' blacklist for decades. They pile up in landfills, have fed enormous toxic fires, harbor pests and get burned for fuel.