A new study finds tha telling small lies opens up a slippery slope that can lead to much larger deceptions.
Federal researchers believe feces from the legions of stray cats roaming Hawaii is spreading a disease that is killing Hawaiian monk seals.
Farmers urgently need help to adapt their methods of growing food if the world is to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
European-Russian spacecraft are on course for Mars on a daring mission to find evidence of life on the Red Planet.
China is sending two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard a space laboratory.
Top SA advisory body warns that fracking may have devastating effect on country’s limited water supplies.
Local scientists warn that pumping water back underground could increase the risk of “significant” earthquakes.
A global deal to combat climate change is set to take effect after gaining key support from European nations.
Rooibos and Honeybush, long-time luvvies of the local tea-drinking scene, have been elevated to a different class altogether.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa honoured for work on design and synthesis of molecular machines.
European Parliament approves Paris accord to fight climate change, which will lift it over the required level of nations to enter into force.
Scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for work ...
Member states at the CITES convention voted overwhelmingly against legalising rhino and ivory sales.
Countries have voted against Swaziland’s late proposal to allow trade in rhino horn.
Divisions between African parties at CoP17 has failed elephant populations, denying them the CITES Appendix I listing.