As new moon-going efforts ramp up, space explorers must remember to safeguard what humans left there previously — and also study it before it’s too late.

How can humans survive if the world gets drier? Here’s one scientist’s answer … so-called “resurrection” crops.

Why an environmental chemist in Holland is betting that both farming and hospitals might be improved with the use of a fancy form of water.

Why earthquake engineer Tiziana Rossetto is building a 100-meter concrete flume in a lab in the UK; it might help protect us against the next big tsunami.