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Sat, Jan 31, 2015 10:50 AM
Renewable energy is growing rapidly. But recent developments in storage could prove to be a game changer.
After 15 years of conservation efforts, hawksbill nest counts are up 200 percent and poaching is down 80 percent.
Competitors may have to fend off raw sewage and litter in Guanabara Bay and other venues — even as officials scramble to clean up the area for the big event.
Despite losing two of its reaction wheels, Kepler has been rebooted to respond to the subtle pressure of sunlight and continue its search for alien worlds.
Looming sequoias, bulbous baobabs and gnarly bristlecone pines shine in new book.
This beach scene looks like a beautiful abstract painting.
Check out its ears and tail, as well as the pitch of its call, to figure out its emotional state.
Scientists are puzzled by exactly where all these bodies came from as there were no large cities nearby to justify such a large gravesite.
Officials are weighing the costs of each mission against not only the likely ease of the mission but also the technology each mission would need.
As the polar region warms, it becomes easier to access for various enterprises, including untapped energy extraction sites and new shipping routes.
The formation of the rock, and the diamonds within it, remain a mystery, but the rock is likely very old.
The photos can help scientists and engineer better gauge energy needs throughout the whole year, not just the end of it.
Researchers at Princeton recently studied the question, and what they found was not pretty.
A male hooded merganser has to know a lot of fancy dance moves in order to impress the ladies.
Glaciers all behave differently, and their behaviors can influence scientists' data and thus their predictions about sea level rise.
President Obama has blocked future oil and gas drilling in the bay, which provides 40 percent of U.S. wild-caught seafood.
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