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Sat, May 23, 2015 11:35 PM
Hungry, coca-eating caterpillars are about to rain down on Colombia's illegal coca plantations.
In addition to making way for ducklings, the newly painted lanes are also meant to help humans slow down and be more polite.
The blue jay isn't the only member of this bird family worth watching.
Following a successful launch, the LightSail spacecraft is now in orbit and preparing for the next stage in its groundbreaking mission.
Siberian huskies have a 'genetic connection to a wolf that roamed the tundra 35,000 years ago.'
The 'serpentine filaments of glowing gas' in the nebula will soon reveal a white dwarf.
New research confirms that certain species of octopus have multisensory skin and can actually see without using their eyes.
A California pipeline spilled up to 105,000 gallons of oil this week. Here are some of the most eye-opening photos from the scene.
They are found all over the world including the wide open sea. How much do you know about these ancient shelled reptiles?
The flag's designer hopes his creation reminds people that we all share planet Earth.
Decision comes after a global aquarium body suspended Japan for continuing to support what's widely considered a cruel method of dolphin capture.
This desolate-yet-beautiful place is the lowest and hottest place in the United States. But that's not the only amazing thing about it.
A paddleboarder in New Zealand gets a bit of a shock when an orca decides to check out his board. [Video]
Scientists highlighted 10 of the 18,000 newly named species to showcase the Earth's biodiversity.
The frequency and length of a sound helps decode whether it's a positive or negative emotion.
Artifacts dating back 3.3 million years push back the known date of such toolmaking by 700,000 years.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.