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Fri, Sep 19, 2014 1:00 PM
These little guys had to get their priorities straight, and that meant minimizing their feet.
Most of the hundreds of lensing galaxies astronomers know about today are relatively nearby, making this ancient and gigantic galaxy a rare find.
Click through this gorgeous gallery of reader-favorite photos, and learn a little snippet of something about ecology, biology, geology and more!
One of the key technological goals of the 2020 Mars rover mission will be sending rock and soil samples from Mars to Earth.
New birds 'out-shrank and out-evolved' their dinosaur ancestors and thrived in new ecosystems.
A crocodile takes a swim in Everglades National Park — but not all is rosy. There's still work to be done to maintain populations worldwide.
The asteroid impacts could also explain the mysterious zircon minerals.
Were the craters caused by melting ice? Are they sinkholes that just happen to be very round?
Some of these bugs might be indistinguishable from their surroundings. Can you pick them out?
Scientists' understanding of how the moon was shaped will help them to better track the development of other planets.
Located on nearly 19.3 million acres of tundra in the northeast corner of Alaska, this natural treasure is the largest and one of the most remote refuges in the United States. It's also one of the most threatened.
These creatures rely on a pungent power to defend themselves against threats.
This versatile fiber can keep you looking good or speed you down the highway.
Samango monkeys in South Africa have learned to capitalize on their predators' fear of humans.
Frogs act as our canary in the coal mine when it comes to environmental pollution.
Bjarke Ingels Group's proposed Givskud Zoo makeover makes the 'best possible and freest possible environment for the animals’ lives' a top priority.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.