Washington State has become the first state in the nation to license outdoor preschools, nature-based early learning and child care programs.
Exposure to air pollution has previously been linked to low birth weight and pre-term birth.
Scientists fed pregnant mice high-fat diets, and observed their children to see if it affected their chances of developing Alzheimer's-like symptoms.
Researchers looked at the relationship between the fat and compounds linked to diabetes and obesity.
The findings could have implications for the three billion people who eat seafood worldwide.
Drone footage revealed group of leopard seals taking turns to rip bits of flesh from a penguin carcass.
Even just seeing trees out your window might be enough to help you stop smoking, drinking or eating unhealthy food, a new study suggests.
The technique could be one day used against bugs which carry malaria, the study co-uthor told Newswe
The teeth might help explain why the species went extinct, the lead author of the study told Newsweek.
The oldest embryo kills and consumes its siblings, causing it to grow exponentially bigger and stronger.
He Jiankui sparked outrage by deleting a gene linked to HIV in human embryos.
This subterranean "wood wide web" underpins much of life on Earth and could play a crucial role in limiting climate change.
The research team also found that only 21 of the 91 long rivers that were once connected to the ocean still retain a direct connection from source to sea.
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"The human consequences of this, particularly drying over large parts of North America and Eurasia, are likely to be severe," the authors warned.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the "biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today" according to the World Health Organization.
Scientists are one step closer to answering "what is time?"
If current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are pumped into the Earth's atmosphere for the rest of the 21st century, today's children will live in climates not seen for millennia.
A 32-year-old security guard at the complex where the victim was found was arrested in connection to her death.
Female jumping spiders produce fluid with four times the amount of protein found in cow's milk.
But if we act now, conservation efforts could save "billions of years of unique evolutionary history," scientists say.