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Fri, May 22, 2015 1:15 PM
Following a successful launch earlier this week, the Lightsail spacecraft is now in orbit and preparing for the next stage in its groundbreaking mission.
The collapse of marine life 251 million years ago may serve as a warning for today.
Despite their looks, there's no reason to doubt these babies' parentage.
This fox species is one of the more unusual among its canid cousins.
A new video captures the heartfelt reunion between a mother elephant and her daughter at Thailand's Elephant Nature Park.
The stretch of warm water may be responsible for droughts and disruptions in the ocean's ecosystems.
From satellite-dish ears to specialized diets to unusually colored coats, we take a closer look at some fascinating canids.
Scientists aren't sure where the methane is coming from, but they suspect it's related to mining.
Transport yourself to a realm in which jellyfish nonchalantly undulate across a dark, starry cosmos.
Through Dogs for Conservation, these energetic animals are sniffing out destructive species and helping researchers balance the ecology of the islands.
The Earth and the moon's similar composition has long cast doubt on the Giant Impact Hypothesis.
The 3,000 to 4,000 fish in Teller Lake #5 likely spawned from just 4 or 5 dumped pet goldfish.
Conservationists and farmers work together to protect migrating and wintering birds.
Fixing a power outage involves trial and error, so be patient!
Shifts in coffee farming have left some birds struggling for homes and food.
Billionaire philanthropist and former mayor says he's 'doubling down' on efforts to reduce carbon emissions and to replace half the nation's coal with clean energy by 2017.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.