Planned power plants in Asia likely to face water shortages

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Climate activists have raised concerns about the number of power plants planned for development in Asia, but the threat...

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Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Currently, rice is the only crop staple that can withstand flooding. But with floods in some parts of the...

Study: Fighting climate change is more cost-effective than cleaning up the...

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- It pays to fight climate change, new research suggests. Transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources won't be cheap...

Physics shows criminals more likely to find accomplices in big cities

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Why do big cities generate disproportionately large amounts of crime? A new mathematical model helped scientists show that it...

Physics shows criminals are more likely to find accomplices in big...

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Why do big cities generate disproportionately large amounts of crime? A new mathematical model helped scientists show that it...

After global protest, world leaders to present carbon reduction plans at...

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Leaders from all over the world are making their way to New York City ahead of Monday's Climate Action...

Study: North American bird population has declined by 2.9 billion since...

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- North America's bird population has declined by nearly 3 billion in the last five decades, according to a study...

Scientists use DNA methylation to determine what Denisovans looked like

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Scientists have, for the first time, determined what the archaic humans Denisovans looked like. Research suggests Denisovans and Neanderthals evolved...

Engineers build robot fish that keeps pace with yellowfin tuna

Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Engineers have developed an underwater robot capable of matching the movements and speed of yellowfin tuna. To build the robot,...

Ox-drawn plows to blame for increased inequality in Eurasia beginning in...

Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The adoption of the ox-drawn plows, not the advent of agriculture, triggered an accelerating increase in inequality among Eurasian...

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