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Wed, Jan 28, 2015 3:20 PM
With the launch of an ingenious in-pipe turbine project, the same water that Portlanders drink might also power their homes.
Blizzard, schmizzard. New Yorkers are on edge following 2 rare coyote sightings in Manhattan within a matter of weeks.
Ravens are smart. Like, scary smart. Like, secretly-our-overlords smart.
The asteroid won't be bright enough to be seen with the naked eye, but observers with binoculars or a small telescope should catch it as it zooms past Earth.
MIT researchers crack the case with the help of high-speed cameras.
U.S. pipelines have already sprung two major leaks in 2015, including the Yellowstone River's second oil spill in four years.
Better technology and more accessible data are helping drive new change.
There's more to it than just picking up trash along a river. If you really want to help local waterways, here are clever approaches.
Break out the telescopes tonight to see Io, Europa and Callisto crossing the face of Jupiter.
The aquatic creatures likely survive on microscopic marine creatures that have been released by melting glacial ice.
Celebrating the NASA observatory's 100 millionth image of our favorite star.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists adjusts the clock based on threats to humanity's survival.
These wise words from great authors and naturalists provide wonderful material for meditating on wilderness and natural places.
New Mexico-based artist Ja Soon Kim collects and neatly arranges leaves, flowers, seashells, feathers, stones and other natural objects.
Since it was first noted that these stones seem to up and move of their own accord, scientists have been trying to figure out how in the world it happens.
It's just not a matter of having the right elements and chemicals. Mass and size matter, too.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.