The Golden State is burning for very good reasons, like climate change and population growth. But it doesn't have to be this way.
Resiniferatoxin is 10,000 times hotter than the hottest pepper, and has features that make it promising as a painkiller of last resort.
Though we can point to a lack of rainfall to explain the devastation from the fires in California, they're ultimately a product of a warming world.
The Camp Fire, Hill Fire, and Woolsey Fire share an origin in the jet stream, which has produced extreme winds that are spreading the flames and hampering firefighting efforts.
Lots of wind along with very dry vegetation turned the Northern California wildfire into a high-speed menace that tore through Paradise and Butte County.
A novel system monitors the dynamics of colonies exposed to imidacloprid, a neurotoxin that belongs to the infamous neonicotinoid group of pesticides.
A win for marijuana in Michigan, Utah, and Missouri may foreshadow a win for cannabis nationwide.
Some call it the entourage effect: THC achieves its full effects only when it rolls with a crew of other compounds.
Scientists have developed a radical new method for measuring global warming-induced rising ocean temperatures: They aren't sampling water, but air.
It’ll take LA as much as $6.4 billion to fortify itself against an impending increase in coastal flooding, with moves such as nourishing its beaches with extra sand and elevating its ports.