Environment / Science
Adam Steltzner, an engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, offers insight into how close 'Star Trek' tech is to becoming a reality.
The plant has been under scrutiny following pipe leaks that led to the plant being shut down, but back in happier times, they made a “Star Trek”-themed safety video.
Keeping Japan's meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in stable condition requires a cast of thousands but the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers.
UC Riverside students created an air pollution control device that can be attached to almost any lawn mower engine.
A new study by anthropologist Andrew Irving attempts to get inside the inner workings of the mind to understand the human thought process.
Hundreds of wind farms worldwide slow operations after huge turbine blades fell in Southern California and Iowa.
A species of frogs once used to test for signs of human life is now contributing to the spread of a fatal disease among a wide variety of California wildlife.
LA's next mayor will face the challenge of increasing the local supply of water, maintaining momentum on mass transit projects, and fighting pollution in toxic hotspots.
For the first time, a human pandemic virus strain has been found in marine mammals. H1N1 has been found in elephant seals off the central coast of California.
Political and business leaders are gathering on a billionaire's private island Friday to back a program aimed at expanding protection for the Caribbean's imperiled coasts and waters.
California researchers say that a flat frog imported from Africa decades ago carries a deadly fungus responsible for a worldwide amphibian plague.
The Long Beach City Council has authorized the city attorney to sue the city of Los Angeles over the Southern California International Gateway.
Governor Jerry Brown plans to balance the budget with $500 million from a program to fight climate change - a move that has stirred up clean air advocates.
The actress made a stunning announcement in a New York Times op-ed that she underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of contracting breast cancer. Jolie said she was a carrier of the “faulty” gene BRCA1.