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Wed, Jul 30, 2014 2:15 PM
This versatile fiber can keep you looking good or speed you down the highway.
These penguins rely on the ice, which is melting as the planet warms, for breeding and raising their young.
Clean energy sources are producing record amounts of power in markets across the world. That's some good news we should get used to hearing.
You recognize Nike by the swoosh and McDonald's by the arches, but can you identify a tree by its leaves? Try this quiz, brought to you by Mother Nature's unofficial marketing team.
This iridescent blue butterfly thrills not only nature lovers and entomologists, but also scientists looking for answers to several tricky problems.
Pablo Escobar’s legacy of mayhem continues by way of a thriving population of giant African mammals.
Organization is hoping to expose a multi-billion dollar industry that they say has 'little or no enforcement, monitoring and limits.'
The strange meteorite found in Sweden resembles winonaites, a rare group of meteorites on Earth.
The newly discovered creature is just 7.5 inches from tail-tip to nose-tip.
After nearly a month's delay, the test for the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator hit a snag when the parachute didn't deploy correctly.
Far from the frosty sheet ice and harsh tundras where a wild polar bear would typically live, this adorable family is making do with a brand new swimming pool built at the zoo.
Oregon's Silver Falls State Park is a wonderland of rivers, streams, rainforest and cascading water.
Every spring it becomes abundantly clear why California is called the Golden State.
Cane toads have been introduced to many parts of the world with the intention of using them as natural pest control. The problem is, they've thrived a lot better than expected.
An eastern towhee bursts out with song, and you know that's how we all feel when the weekend is finally here!
Not only is the constellation Scorpius a treat to behold, but it also contains some finest deep-sky objects you can see.
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