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Sat, Dec 20, 2014 9:09 PM
Some warblers may be able to detect storms using infrasound, and the discovery could lead to new ways of predicting the weather.
The rocket plane was on a test flight when it reportedly experienced trouble during rocket burn and broke up over the Mojave desert, killing at least one person.
The walls of these giant circles were too low to function as animal corrals, and scientists don't see why a corral would need such a precise shape.
Spider webs are amazing works of art and architecture. But why do spiders bother to make their webs so pretty? It's a case of form increasing function.
If the animal is confirmed to be a gray wolf, it will be the first sighting of the animal in decades.
Even if you're arachnophobic, it's hard not to appreciate the performance of a peacock jumping spider.
Meteorites from the asteroid Vesta may've played a part in water's presence in the inner solar system.
An aluminum shard that may've come from a window patch on Earhart's aircraft has prompted the renewed interest in the lost pilot.
The faint light from the stars are the result of a galaxy being 'pulled apart like taffy.'
As waves roll into shore, the edges are often foamy -- sometimes so much so that foam blows off the water and down the beach. Here's why it happens.
Conservation photographer Robin Moore went in search of frogs thought to be long extinct. Sure enough, he found some.
In support of National Save the Bats Week, director Zack Snyder and the cast and crew of 'Batman v Superman' promote bat conservation.
Divers scoured remote Pacific atolls to collect the garbage, some of which had entangled sea turtles.
The galaxy wreathed by the young stars is about 12 billion years old.
Projects included studying crystal growth in space, new space probes and monitoring astronaut health.
Dragonflies, fruit flies, damselflies and horse-flies all have one thing in common: Their colorful eyes are fascinating!
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