UK and US scientists are seeking to alter the genes of dairy cows in order to make them hornless. The modification is meant to make the livestock safer to deal with, and spare them the painful de-horning practice currently used by farmers.
Harpoons, nets, and suicide robots may soon be used to combat the growing “space junk” problem in orbit. It may sound like the plot of a Sci-Fi movie, but experts say the tools could prevent crucial satellites from being hit with debris.
An independent water test conducted by a company specializing in oil spill cleanups has found that the March 29 tar sands oil spill caused by ExxonMobil’s ruptured Pegasus pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas is now contaminating nearby Lake Conway.
A religious Pennsylvania couple that's already serving probation in connection with the 2009 death of their child could face jail time after they chose to pray instead of seeking medical attention for another son, who has also died.
Britain is going to take ownership of 2,950 kg of waste plutonium that it has been storing at Sellafield nuclear facility for European companies and may reprocess it into fuel for a new generation of nuclear plants yet to be built, officials said.
As the cleanup of the March 29 ExxonMobil spill in Arkansas continues, eyewitness reports of environmental and public health consequences are beginning to emerge - despite notable near-silence from the oil giant and local authorities on the matter.