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Sun, Mar 01, 2015 2:08 AM
New Cornell University study shows that while cities would fall quickly, sparsely populated areas would have months to plan and prepare.
Energy goals that once looked ambitious are being met much earlier than expected.
Apart from genes that connect hippos and whales, the evolution of the hippo remains a mystery.
A rare collection of vintage NASA photographs is going up for auction, and many of the prints are expected to sell for thousands of dollars.
As more sinkholes are discovered, concerns over the potential danger posed by the phenomenon are growing.
14-Earth day-long days and nights and lowered gravity could cause people a variety of problems, but the views of space could be worth it.
This winter weather phenomenon can be both beautiful and dangerous.
The dueling companies want to televise the race, with the rovers beaming back images to Earth.
Feast your eyes on 'Tempest Vermilion,' the latest video by time-lapse film duo Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic.
Cows have a long history of domestication, so people have had plenty of time to create cattle breeds that have some rather interesting appearances.
Black rats are off the hook for millions of bubonic plague deaths, thanks to new study.
Wildlife is unpredictable. It's something nature photographers have to come to terms with. But sometimes the unpredictability is exactly what gives you great stories worth telling.
The flashy coloration of these creatures sets them apart in the natural world.
The Amur leopard has roughly doubled its population since 2007, a new census finds, but there are still only about 60 left.
A new study suggests that dark matter from the galactic plane may have been what really killed the dinosaurs — and it may one day threaten us.
Global effort will start in the U.K. city of Bristol — with over 36,000 children from 130 schools planting saplings.
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