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Thu, Apr 17, 2014 3:20 PM
If Kepler-186f were significantly larger than Earth, it's likely that its atmosphere would be a thick mix of hydrogen and helium, hardly supportive of life.
Meet Margit Cianelli, a wildlife rehabilitator in Australia who provides her charges with the utmost care — including daily cuddles, verbal encouragement and fresh spaghetti.
Whether you choose cremation or burial, it can be difficult to die green.
Just because this volcano hasn't erupted in 70,000 years doesn't mean it isn't full of new information for the scientists who study it.
A new study highlights the 'habitable edge,' or how close is too close to a planet for a moon to maintain life, and how that distance has changed over time.
The astronomer is thrilled that his team's findings have 'captured a lot of people's imagination.'
Video: What's funnier than watching a group of penguins try to cross a tethered rope? Giving those penguins voices.
NASA's Steve Swanson and cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev will make their journey to the International Space Station this evening.
'Did you ever do something when you knew, the instant you started doing it, that it was a really bad idea?' Wildlife photographer Paul Souders knows that sometimes those really bad ideas yield incredible images.
British Parliament is striving to reduce its carbon footprint at the Palace of Westminster through various efficiency measures, including potentially outfitting Big Ben with PV panels.
According to a new poll, the majority of millennials believe that the Earth is getting warmer and that humans are to blame.
New findings complicate the 'biological evolution versus geological evolution' debate about Earth's early development.
Understanding the genetic code of trees can lead to improved breeding, especially for trees used for lumber, paper and biofuels.
'Liturgusa algorei' one of 19 new species of the predatory insect identified in the tropical forests of Central and South America.
Video: It's difficult to study active volcanoes up close for one big reason: It's dangerous. But Shaun O'Callaghan might have found a way.
Video: Three elephants escaped from a circus into a St. Louis, Mo., parking lot where they damaged several cars before handlers were able to capture them.
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