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Thu, Jul 31, 2014 3:40 PM
New birds 'out-shrank and out-evolved' their dinosaur ancestors and thrived in new ecosystems.
The Z-series suits are designed to be more flexible, with a wider variety of uses than the current Extravehicular Mobility Unit suits.
The machine will take a little over a minute and half to heat up and brew a pouch of coffee.
Covering some 500 million acres of ocean, the expanded marine sanctuary would be four times larger than California.
The generosity of a noted insect collector has created an itchy situation for the famous institution.
This little pond looks like something right out of a fairytale, complete with white fluffy clouds reflecting across its surface.
Scientists studied and analyzed a meteorite sample for five years to determine its crystal and chemical properties.
Finding new objects for the New Horizon probe to visit will be a challenge, but scientists are confident in Hubble's technology.
Obama has made climate change a priority in his second term, complete with a climate change strategy and more aggressive EPA regulations.
The San Francisco Zoo's lemurs were recently introduced to plastic yard flamingos as part of their enrichment program.
Start the week off like this male northern parula does — just bust out with a happy song!
Known for his massive tusks that scraped the ground, Satao the elephant has become the latest victim of the illicit ivory trade.
The 'fascinating' moon Charon likely doesn't have an ocean any longer, but once upon a time, it may have been warm enough to support one.
Asteroids, comets and, most of all, heat played important parts in the moon's appearance.
Mono Lake is one of the strangest bodies of water on the planet.
The beautiful Tephra is one of the sled dogs that helps rangers monitor and protect the park during winter, an important role as old as the park itself.
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