Extreme global warming is less likely in coming decades after a slowdown in the pace of temperature rises so far this century, an international team of scientists said.
Warming is still on track, however, t
Abdu Ibrahim Mohammed was 15 years old when he began trekking with caravans of camels to collect salt in a sun-blasted desert basin of north Ethiopia that is one of the hottest places on earth.
Now 51 and retired, he has passed his camels to his son to pursue this centuries-old t
Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques could boost US domestic oil production by 4 million barrels per day for 50 years, while storing all the emissions from 93 large coal-fired power plants, at a price of just $85 per barrel, according to an est
Applying painless but targeted electrical stimulation to parts of the brain that play a role in number manipulation may in future be a way to help people who struggle with maths, scientists said.
People are living longer than ever and "dramatic" gains in life expectancy show no sign of slowing down, according to the annual world health statistics report launched by the World Health Organization.
"The global life expectancy has increased from 64 years in 199