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Thu, Oct 30, 2014 10:42 AM
Divers scoured remote Pacific atolls to collect the garbage, some of which had entangled sea turtles.
The galaxy wreathed by the young stars is about 12 billion years old.
Projects included studying crystal growth in space, new space probes and monitoring astronaut health.
Dragonflies, fruit flies, damselflies and horse-flies all have one thing in common: Their colorful eyes are fascinating!
Hiding under everyone's nose in the most populous city in the U.S.A., a beautiful new frog species has been discovered.
After observing countless people getting close to wild bears to snap photos with them, the U.S. Forest Service asks visitors to South Lake Tahoe to cool it.
The bright blue contrasts beautifully with the red rocks over which the waters tumble. Here's how it gets that hue.
With 1,000 tortoises living and breeding on the island, researchers believe that no further human intervention to save the tortoises is necessary.
The 'catastrophic anomaly' caused property damage but resulted in no injuries or fatalities.
A project revolving around artificial oyster reefs and the engagement of Sandy-impacted communities wins humanitarian design's most prestigious prize.
It sounds like a dangerous idea, but by thawing out ancient viruses scientists hope to learn more about their evolution.
Forget ugly, obtrusive panels. New technology mean the architecture no longer gets obscured.
These shuffling, amiable insectivores have some qualities that will ensure you never want to make one mad!
In addition to the rapidly flowing lava, methane explosions have been observed as pockets of trapped gas from decomposing plants come in contact with the lava.
NASA just released half a century of astronomical audio on its new SoundCloud account. Here are some highlights.
It's no secret that spending time in nature has immense health benefits. Learn more about shinrin-yoku, which means 'forest bathing' in Japanese.
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