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The Government today stepped up its support for shale gas, sparking a fresh row with environmental groups over the controversial process of 'fracking' for energy.
Former Energy Secretary Steven Chu is joining the board of directors of a Canadian company that says it has a cost-effective way to capture and reuse carbon dioxide from power plants fired by coal and natural gas.
Australian geologists have discovered kimberlite - a volcanic rock that often bears the precious gems - for the first time on the vast, frozen continent.
In this file photo taken on Nov. 19, 2013, the skeleton of a diplodocus longus, one of the most iconic dinosaurs and one of the largest animals to have walked on earth, is displayed at Summers Place Auctions in West Sussex, England .
A rare giant skeleton of a dinosaur which last roamed Earth more than 150 million years ago was bought for the Natural History Museum of Denmark, it has confirmed.
The pull of a rope attached to Mike Yancho's office building sends a factory whistle calling into the dry December air, blaring from the center of the 150-acre Grand Blanc Township farm.
This week, federal prosecutors unveiled charges in two cases involving defendants from China accused of conspiring to steal seeds for commercial espionage.
By measuring seismic waves from earthquakes, scientists were able to map the magma chamber underneath the Yellowstone caldera as 55 miles long, lead author Jamie Farrell of the University of Utah said Monday.
This Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo shows the sarcophagus for Prince Thutmose's cat at an exhibit in Seattle.
A new paper delivered at the American Society of Cell Biology annual meeting in New Orleans on Sunday suggests that nicotine can cause direct harm to cells in the heart.
Bill Battle peers through the window of a pickup truck at his catfish farm, Pride of the Pond, near Tunica, Miss.
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A two-day conference in January will give farmers a chance to learn about topics ranging from crop rotation to bee pollination.
In a sure sign of the sizable role marijuana plays in California's agricultural economy, a competition for pot farmers who grow their crops outdoors is being held this year at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
If you're on the verge of a mall-induced rampage, maybe it's time to try giving instead of buying.
The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation's rivers on their way toward disposal.