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Sat, Dec 20, 2014 9:09 PM
Some warblers may be able to detect storms using infrasound, and the discovery could lead to new ways of predicting the weather.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe will land a small rover, and you can watch it on the web.
The designs are beautiful — and even more interesting is the story behind them.
An adorable viral video of a wolf cub and bear cub playing is only the beginning of a beautiful interspecies friendship.
A lawyer for energy giant Kinder Morgan recently argued that seeing the faces of snarling pipeline protesters could constitute a form of assault. Seriously.
It is a common species in the western states, and yet the task might be harder than you think.
The dinosaurs lacked respiratory turbinates, structures in the nasal cavity that warm and humidify the air coming in, and had to find a new way to do this.
Do you know your seals from your sea lions and your turtles from your tortoises? Here's how to tell the difference.
Shifting among the landmasses during the Cambrian period may have created shallow watery areas that were perfect for allowing new species to evolve.
U.S. water usage is at a 45-year low, according to a new government report. But is that low enough?
A new study unlocks another mystery about these wonderfully cryptic creatures.
The on-off nature of the streams of matter requires a massive amount of energy, but scientists aren't sure where black holes are getting that energy.
These lines from William Wordsworth put a little perspective into the hustle and bustle of the week and the opportunity to restore ourselves on the weekends.
The data scientists collected suggest that insects present during the time of the dinosaurs were not all that different from the bugs still roaming the planet today.
The launch will put instruments aboard the deep space capsule through their paces and test the durability of the heat shield.
The well-preserved bison's organs are being studied to gain insight into how this ancestor of the modern bison lived.
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