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Mon, May 25, 2015 1:24 AM
Beautiful rainbow-like phenomenon is awe-inspiring, and can be a rare sight in many parts of the world.
Artifacts dating back 3.3 million years push back the known date of such toolmaking by 700,000 years.
It was once thought that this filter-feeding crustacean hatched into another beast entirely.
Cosmologist uses statistics about planet and population sizes to arrive at fascinating conclusions.
Oh the irony. New study shows these iconic creatures have the digestive track of a carnivore.
The Air Force has given an surprising amount of detail about the plane's payload for its launch.
Researchers just released dozens of bats they successfully treated for white-nose syndrome, marking a milestone in the wildlife epidemic.
This bizarre-looking antelope species once covered the Eurasian steppe, but it experienced the fastest decline of any mammal species on record.
The first snakes were likely forest dwellers with tiny hind legs and needle-like hooked teeth.
Researchers counted an unbroken sequence of 250 waves, some that reached 328 feet in height.
There are 194 species of sundew, and all of them use a devious trick to trap their next meal.
A sensitivity training seminar starts in the right place but gets called out for insulting women.
The tiny probes could identify areas that may be hazardous to human explorers of Mars.
This type of spider behavior happens all the time but rarely on such a large scale.
Conservation photographer Gerrit Vyn discusses what it's like documenting a species and ecosystem on the cusp of change — for good or bad, no one is quite sure yet.
Frogs and toads are found all around the world, with a spectacular diversity in size, shape, habitat and habits. How much do you know about these amazing creatures?
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.