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Thu, Aug 28, 2014 4:23 PM
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.
These predatory insects might just be a cicada's worst nightmare.
Some animals go to great lengths to warn off predators, and this little caterpillar is no exception!
The supernova that spawned the stunning remnant likely occurred 3,700 years ago.
Astronauts' noses were likely responding to 'unsatisfied electron bonds' or dangling bonds from smashed up lunar rocks.
The probe is on its way to Pluto where it will use its seven instruments to gather more information about the mysterious dwarf planet.
6 conservation groups are fighting to rid New York of harmful poisons originally deployed to control rats.
Unprecedented slow-motion video shows what happens when a jellyfish injects its venom.
These spots let you use your summer vacation to ski, ice skate, play in snow or simply enjoy the pleasantly cool weather.
A beautiful stretch of boardwalk that will lure you into visiting this unique national seashore.
Pranks and reversed names are responsible for this quirk constellation's names.
Pikas are sensitive to shifts in temperatures and their movements are considered a reliable indicator regarding global warming.
Several things can influence a bloom's well-being, including available sunlight and organisms that eat the algae, but viruses likely control the proliferation of blooms.
SpaceX said that finding anomalies with innovative new technology, like the rocket that was purposefully destroyed, is the whole point of testing.
Researchers were surprised to find so many methane seeps and can't say for sure why there are so many along the Atlantic coastline.
The quake occurred along a 44-mile stretch of major faults within the San Andreas Fault system.
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