Study found mercury accumulation in the surface layers of the seas is happening faster than in the deep ocean as a result of gold mining, coal-fired power plants and sewage, among others.
The company revealed it will take four years to trial a processing method it hopes will help make the expansion profitable.
The functional art installation was created outside a shopping centre in London.
The new synthetic rock is harder than its natural counterpart and can withstand even higher temperatures.
The treated water can be either released to the environment or recycled back into the purifying plant.
After a two-year moratorium,, Germany is ready to allow fracking and so reduce the country's dependency on Russian energy.
Zebra mussels reproduce quickly and can disrupt the food chain, clog water pipes and create algae.
The virtual reality headset will debut at the JCK Luxury Show in Las Vegas.
Finding may provide a new and more available ingredient for manufacturing motors for hybrid and electric cars, as well as generators.
A team of scientists is working on a process to replace platinum-group metals (PGMs) with more widely available elements.
Physicist finds that when the copper-cysteamine complex he created in his lab was exposed to X-rays, it started emitting a toxic by-product that damages cancer cells.
The miner's energy division chief, Harry Kenyon-Slaney, said current climate change policy debate is idealistic and too focused on renewable energy.
More than conquering the age-old quest to turn base metals into precious ones, these scientists are applying modern day alchemy to build the next-generation of fuel cells and electrolyzers.
The one-time investment has the potential to generate $100-150 billion in benefits every year for the next decade.
University of Alberta scientists have found the first direct evidence of vast amounts of water trapped deep inside the Earth.
A third of North America's mining companies will significantly increase their digital investment by 2017.
But scientists think the chance of the Antarctic kimberlite containing economically viable amounts of diamonds may be low.
South Australian Premier, Jay Weatherill, has reproached the federal government for saying BHP could resume its Olympic Dam expansion within months, calling it a "cruel hoax."
Together with Saturn, these planets may be massive diamond mines say researchers.
Water sitting in flooded abandoned mines can be a source of cheap geothermal energy.
Belarusian manufacturer to set a Guinness Record.
Known as tristructural-isotropic (TRISO), this fourth-generation reactor fuel can resist high-temperature accident conditions.
CEO Andrew Mackenzie expects to have something to say about the expansion "within a year.”
Species living in declining reef habitats, such as Australia’s Great Barrier, likely to go extinct.
US researchers said that too much copper in diets may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
In a 74-page document filed Monday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the brothers say they will protect the virtual currency like gold bars —in vaults.
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