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Fri, Apr 17, 2015 4:05 PM
Putting astronauts into short-term hibernation could make space travel more efficient.
The barred owl has quite a few descriptive common names, but it always has a very distinctive hoot.
Woodpeckers aren't typical prey for weasels, but the fearless mammals are opportunistic feeders.
The comet was accidentally photographed during the camera's Dark Energy Survey mission.
Whether they're building nests or spinning webs, these critters have mastered the art of marrying practicality with beauty.
Since its release last Saturday, the film on China's crippling pollution has been viewed over 100 million times.
Due to their seemingly ever-smiling demeanor, these small marsupials are the perfect selfie buddies.
What's the difference between moss, lichen and fungi? And how do you tell them apart?
In the on-going effort to reconcile quantum mechanics and general relativity, scientists theorize that the universe could be infinitely old.
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. These goats are balancing themselves on thin tree branches.
The U.N. holiday's 2015 theme promotes getting serious about wildlife crime.
New Cornell University study shows that while cities would fall quickly, sparsely populated areas would have months to plan and prepare.
The conceptual Dutch Windwheel takes the term 'mixed-use development' to dizzying new extremes.
Sandhill cranes are regal birds, but a new video reveals some struggling to maintain their dignity on a partially frozen pond.
This simple quote will recenter you, no matter how frazzled or out of place you feel.
While the ocean has slowed down rising temperatures, it is expected to turbo-boost global warming.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.