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Thu, Jan 29, 2015 2:05 PM
Sighting marks the first time in over 100 years that the elusive and endangered animal has been seen within the park's boundaries.
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.
Use this checklist to make sure all your backyard friends stay fed and happy when cold weather hits.
Santa's not the only one who gets to hang out with these interesting animals.
This water sample may give scientists a way to measure what the water on Mars may have been like over 4 billion years ago.
Scientists have seen fluctuations in methane levels in the Martian atmosphere before, so any new findings add to a better understanding for the Red Planet.
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