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Fri, May 01, 2015 2:35 PM
These receptors are built for speed, allowing bats to respond to stimuli in a split second.
An organic cat litter proved 'chemically incompatible' with nuclear waste, resulting in a barrel bursting open and exposing some workers to low levels of radiation.
Ice shelves don't contributed to sea level rise, but their collapse can result in glaciers melting faster than they normally would.
Explore the whimsical work of artist Ellen Jewett, who hand-builds mesmerizing sculptures of plant-animal hybrid creatures.
From teensy mouse lemurs to lemurs with freakishly long fingers, we're celebrating some weird yet cute and entirely underrepresented lemur species.
A student officially answers the question of how long it would take to fall through the planet if a hole appeared suddenly under your feet.
Plans for 2 mega developments and a uranium mine around the iconic site have critics crying foul.
More than 7,000 cities in 172 countries are expected to take part in the 1-hour event on Saturday.
Tuolumne Meadows is one of the most celebrated areas of the park, and with this photo, it's no wonder why.
When a marine biologist recently swam below a giant manta ray, the fish took him for a tandem somersault in its pectoral fins.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka will be on the International Space Station for a full year.
What happens when the world's two most destructive termite species begin breeding with one another? We're about to find out.
The newest addition to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, a 2-week-old clouded leaopard cub, is so very sleepy. [Video]
More than 1,800 malnourished sea lion pups have been stranded on beaches up and down the California coast. What's going on with sea lions?
The plan is to drag a boulder into lunar orbit, where astronauts will visit it beginning in 2025.
If you love the idea of long-lasting LED bulbs but not the price, this one-day Amazon Gold Box Deal may put these energy savers in your price range.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.