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The carnivorous bladderwort has a ridiculously compact genome, and is somehow lacking in so-called 'junk DNA.'
As more sinkholes are discovered, concerns over the potential danger posed by the phenomenon are growing.
Feast your eyes on 'Tempest Vermilion,' the latest video by time-lapse film duo Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic.
Global effort will start in the U.K. city of Bristol — with over 36,000 children from 130 schools planting saplings.
Long-gone settlements showed familiar, current-day signs of growth, including seeing monuments as evidence of public and private wealth.
The Milky Way is so much more than a pretty belt of stars in the night sky. Here are some enlightening facts!
The Every Kid in a Park initiative aims to get kids active and outdoors, but it may also turn them into environmental stewards.
This new study hints that early Earth may have supported a slimy and 'large and diverse biosphere.'
Britain could single-handedly double the amount of protected oceans in the world with the help of satellite technology.
Most people would recoil at the thought of mold growing on their food, but this time-lapse offers an oddly beautiful perspective of these fungal colonies.
A new study reveals the global pace of plastic pollution, where it's coming from, and how we might start to stem the tide.
Just a little something beautiful to kick off a weekend centered around love.
Scientists are not sure what caused these releases of carbon dioxide, with theories ranging from changes in ocean currents to more active underwater volcanoes.
These dreamy landscape photographs by Jeff Mitchum will have nature lovers everywhere pining for some time outdoors.
A chemical analysis of an ice core reveals large quantities of metals polluted the atmosphere from just before 1600 until the early 1800s.
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