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Sat, Jan 31, 2015 10:50 AM
Renewable energy is growing rapidly. But recent developments in storage could prove to be a game changer.
The tiny chicks order numbers in the same way humans do, suggesting that this ability formed millions of years ago in a common ancestor to both birds and humans.
Listen to eerie audio of singing humpbacks, bowheads and other whales — including one whose lonely song has mystified scientists for decades.
The presence of these bubbles indicates that an earlier understand of stars as an orderly array of elements before their explosions may, in fact, be all wrong.
Sighting marks the first time in over 100 years that the elusive and endangered animal has been seen within the park's boundaries.
The praying mantis has features only nature is imaginative enough to dream up.
The Mars Desert Research Station is already back up and running with a new crew.
The feline predator wasn't even photographed alive and in its element until 2002.
Matching supply to demand is crucial when it comes to energy — and this concept can help us do it.
These raptors are found all over the world in sizes large and small, and have been in myths and legends for thousands of years. So how much do you really know about these birds?
With the launch of an ingenious in-pipe turbine project, the same water that Portlanders drink might also power their homes.
The San Joaquin antelope squirrel lives in California's arid landscapes, and is facing some all too common threats.
Are you someone who couldn't care less about the big game but still wants to be entertained? Here are some adorable options to consider.
Many bird species have bills that stand out from the crowd. See if you can pair the name with the familiar beak.
The small solar system is about 11.2 billion years old. Our own solar system is only 4.6 billion years old.
A rescued Amur tiger named 'Zolushka,' Russian for Cinderella, is helping raise hopes that her kind can bounce back.
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