Xinjiang has nearly 20,000 glaciers, half of China's total. They're all receding at a record pace — and will continue to melt, some scientists warn, even if global temperatures stop rising.
While it may seem simple, drinking water flushes bacteria out of the urethra, helping to prevent infection in women prone to them. And it also may help reduce the use of antibiotics.
The General Assembly on Wednesday overrode Democratic Gov.
The damage left by Hurricane Maria has disabled running water for many in Puerto Rico. People are driving to mountain springs to fill empty soda bottles and heading to rivers to do their laundry.
"Avoid, avoid, avoid," one fire ant expert says. The ants, common in areas flooded by Harvey, can't be submerged underwater. But if you have a bottle of soapy water, you might be able to drown them.
Texas public health officials are looking ahead to meeting health needs in the days and weeks ahead, including getting prescriptions to people displaced to shelters.
It's a common refrain from whiskey enthusiasts: Adding a few drops of water to a glass opens up the flavors of the drink. Chemists in Sweden provide a molecular explanation for why this works.
Sick of your crowded neighborhood pool? A new study shows there might be quite a bit of water on a more isolated place — the moon.
Scientists and activists in India are training citizens to collect information on water issues like contamination — and upload it so it can be used to push for change.
The case against Anita Krajnc, who founded the animal rights group Toronto Pig Save, has garnered international attention. She faced the possibility of jail time and thousands of dollars in fines.