We don't see these phenomena with our eyes, but studies verify an invisible reality that damages us.
Links to some of the most interesting science stories reported this week relating to both political and social affairs.
Fossil fuel and pipeline corporations are trying to sell their plans to export fracked gas through communities, forests, and rivers.
The noise and electronic radiation pose a dire threat to animals and plants in the wilderness regions of the Olympic Peninsula.
The latest ecological disaster left the Animas River a sickly color, after an accident on Aug. 5 sent at least three million gallons of mine waste gushing into the water.
The study from Harvard and Syracuse University calculates the decline in heart attacks and lung disease when soot and smog are reduced.
The Newark-based farm will take the space currently being occupied by an abandoned steel factory, with the first phase of operations there to begin later this year.
Residents, environmentalists and USW members work together to protect the safety and health of refinery workers and citizens living near the Richmond refinery.
The algae can produce powerful toxins. Clearly it's a major problem, a public health hazard, and something you'd think Ohio officials would be rushing to address.
Among neighboring towns, more than a dozen so far have called town meetings and voted to reassert community rights as the ultimate authority before approving such projects.