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Wed, Sep 17, 2014 3:52 PM
Aggression is a small part of chimps' lives, but it can provide evolutionary insight into human violence.
The calves of the smallest species of reindeer on earth grow at a speedy clip, gaining 15-18 pounds a month during their first summer!
You can't address human trafficking unless you also target the underlying problem of resource depletion, say UC Berkeley researchers.
The newly discovered dino likely weighed between 10 and 15 tons, putting it at the lower end of the weight scale of other titanosaurians.
The sloths alive today are the 'black sheep of the sloth family,' and they can't tell scientists too much about their species' evolution.
While not as smooth as scientists would like, Site J on the comet will provide 'unparalleled insight' into the inner-workings of an active comet.
As humans build their urban jungles taller and taller, the peaks of many skylines can be seen reaching well beyond the tops of clouds.
Still not for the faint of heart, Hua Shan, one of the steepest mountains in Asia, is now safer to climb.
A new mini-documentary reveals how uncanny 'spy creatures' are changing the art of wildlife photography.
We've finally hit the end of the work week and there is no better way to ring in the weekend than with a chorus of, "Awwwwwww!"
Spinosaurus is the only known dinosaur adapted to living almost entirely in the water.
Researchers named the creature Jaggermeryx naida, which translates to 'Jagger's water nymph.'
The ancient flying reptile known as the pterosaur may have stored food in a throat pouch like a pelican.
The enhanced auroras will be most visible across the northern U.S. states, along the U.S.-Canada border and in New England.
The futuristic weather report is based on current climate science and was released as part of a video series preceding the U.N. Climate Summit.
Take a tour of the world's most fiery destinations, many of which have been burning continuously for decades, even centuries.
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