In India, a construction boom is fueling a criminal enterprise around one of the most ubiquitous substances on Earth: sand.
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At high tide each night, bright lights predict the underwater future.
Think you've seen sand? You haven't seen sand.
A network of devices called MERMAIDs is taking seismographs where they've never been.
A completely unexpected discovery beneath the ice.
As the popularity of sparkling waters grows, many wonder if it represents a fresh turning point or a crisp new snake oil.
Tiny bubbles talk photosynthesis.
There might be hope for our oceans, thanks to one clumsy moment in a coral tank.
You may not recognize the names, but these seven scientists have improved the lives of people the world over.
New research identifies an unexpected source for some of earth's water.
The next gold rush might take place in our sewers.
The study was small: 8 people from 8 different countries. But the findings have alarmed scientists.
Some stress out. Some read. Some drink.
As an added bonus, these tiny building blocks could even be used to split water, creating a clean-burning and near infinite source of energy.
The thick sheets of ice at these eight sites could provide the reservoir of water necessary for human expeditions to Mars.
Everyone loves Europa, says Neil deGrasse Tyson. Why? It's a strong bet for finding life in our solar system, and it's even more amazing because it breaks all the rules.
A company plans to transform the world's most arid region by bringing icebergs from Antarctica.