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Fri, Mar 07, 2014 5:42 PM
No more escargot? An invasive worm from New Guinea, known to have an insatiable appetite for snails, is invading Europe.
The bill protects 32,500 acres of Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, ending an unprecedented five-year drought of new wilderness areas designated by the U.S. Congress.
The Red Planet has mystified us for centuries. With each mission to Mars, we learn more about the planet and its past. How much do you know about Earth's neighbor?
The young conservationist's decision to work with the marine park has sparked intense backlash from many opposed to the park's treatment of animals.
By getting an inside look at some of the most active volcanoes in the world, researchers hope to develop a better understanding of what triggers eruptions.
Why you should stop being such a hater when it comes to cold weather.
Scientists theorize that the asteroid broke apart due to an increase in its rotation rate that caused many tiny imbalances over time.
Crepuscular rays appear when columns of sunlight stream through clouds, woods, windows or other structures.
Mother Nature has turned making ice into an art form, complete with abstract and impressionist movements. Here are some fascinatingly odd ways frost, ice and snow can appear.
Data from the rocket will help scientists understand why auroras wrinkle into distinctive shapes 'like swirls of cream in coffee,' part of a broader investigation into how Earth receives energy from the sun.
What happens when you use a high speed camera to capture footage of a goshawk attacking a waterballoon? This.
The meteorite crashed into Mars at what is now called the Mojave Crater. Scientists think the area could give insights into life on the Red Planet.
Video: National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen came face-to-face with one of Antarctica's most vicious predators. He couldn't believe what happened next.
Let the sloth-a-thon begin.
The photo offers a look at the mysterious 'spokes' near Saturn, though scientists still aren't clear on why they form.
How does the fear of wolves change the behavior of deer and elk? Scientists study this connection and discover how entire ecosystems benefit from wolves keeping herbivores on edge.
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