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Wed, Apr 01, 2015 2:05 PM
For half a century, scientists have been unsure how blackpoll warblers completed their autumn migration, so they fitted the tiny birds with flight recorders.
Lolita, a wild-caught whale that has lived at the Miami Seaquarium for 40 years, may be one step closer to leaving her small enclosure.
Photographer redefines patience to capture extraordinary images, and demonstrates a thing or two about ethical wildlife watching along the way.
Facial hair differences among a certain group of monkeys may be critical for maintaining social relationships between individuals and the social group.
This young bear could become the leader of Alaska's welcoming committee.
Only discovered in 1976, the megamouth shark is one of a kind, scientifically speaking.
Researchers discovered the solar and architectural oddity thanks to data from Google Earth satellites.
Increased renewables, decreased emissions and falling energy prices — Germany's ambitious energy transition plan may be starting to pay off.
While still 126 million miles away from Pluto, the spacecraft is on target to zoom by the dwarf planet's surface from 8,500 miles away.
The work of Elena Shumilova is the perfect embodiment of the Danish concept, "hygge," which roughly translates to "coziness."
Animal therapy programs show that hens can reduce loneliness, especially in the elderly.
An exclusive look at how the cast and crew respectfully worked with a live alligator on set.
Scientists aren't sure what's responsible for the planet's impressive rings or how old the rings might be.
Scientists hope that the Hubble and the James Webb Space Telescope will be able to look at the same places in space and provide complementary, more detailed data.
This quote by Debashis Dey adds a silver lining to your life when you're blue.
The space agency's 2016 budget proposal will help it to 'reach for new heights' in space exploration.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.