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Wed, Jul 30, 2014 6:20 PM
These creatures rely on a pungent power to defend themselves against threats.
This beautiful reptile is found in the trees of South America.
Spikes of X-ray emissions spotted in over 70 galaxy clusters may have been the results dark mater decaying, but it could've also been the hypothetical particles called sterile neutrinos.
A trio of U.S. financial giants have teamed up to spell out why the American economy can't afford runaway climate change.
The genes that code for tasting bitter flavors mutated and become nonfunctional, rendering vampire bats unable to detect bitterness.
By studying how snow moves in the wake of a turbine, researchers can develop better blades and frames while also increasing energy gathering and efficiency.
From record-breaking sunflowers to the amazing number of plants used in medicine, this post is loaded with factoids about all of your favorite greenery.
Over the past 687 days, NASA's Mars rover has tested soil, minerals and the air on Mars.
Spectacular views are afforded to visitors who visit this southern most point of the North Rim.
The CubeSat time capsule will be funded by crowdsourcing, with people able to pay 99 cents to upload an image aboard the spacecraft.
That the universe does exist means that scientists need to explore new ideas, including a theory called supersymmetry.
To witness the world's first 'honey moon' in nearly 100 years, time-lapse photographer Gavin Heffernan drives to Red Rock Canyon State Park for a night of stargazing.
With just a portion of a photo as a clue, can you guess the name of the animal species shown?
Some of the best places are found off the beaten path, so grab a compass and a map and learn how to navigate your way through the woods.
The tiny, intricate details of this bird's feathers come to light in a gorgeous macro photograph.
The current solar cycle is expected to end in 2015, but scientists think it'll go out with a bang with strong flares and plenty of auroras.
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