US lead in science and technology shrinking

The United States' (U.S.) predominance in science and technology (S&T) eroded further during the last decade, as several Asian nations--particularly China and South Korea--rapidly increased their innovation capacities.

Warming climate could make us all shrink

Researchers have uncovered a direct link between global temperatures and body size, leading them to conclude that future climate change could mean species getting smaller.

Climate change making animals shrink

Many plant and animal species around the world are shrinking, thanks to climate change, National University of Singapore researchers say.

The moon may be shrinking, says NASA

The moon has grown smaller in the recent past, and may still be shrinking, new images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft reveal.

Pictures show Everest's vanishing glaciers

The Asia Society has released pictures showing the dramatic shrinking of Mount Everest's glaciers since George Mallory photographed them nearly 90 years ago.