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Fri, Jan 23, 2015 3:22 PM
Better technology and more accessible data are helping drive new change.
Before they become adults, these tiny creatures stay safe in a beautiful, fiber-optic way.
NPR's Skunk Bear group pays musical tribute to the world's last Pinta Island tortoise.
A lucky photographer captures a squirrel moving her babies one by one to a new den, showing off some serious muscle in the process!
When researchers turned to the natural world for solutions, they found them in this odd and beautiful diving bird.
Despite disagreeing with a recent study, the Curiosity rover team encourages outside studies that interpret and offer potential insights into their data.
Not only will researchers study the effects of when fans get excited, but they'll try a 'Early Football Rowdiness Warnings' to anticipate when fans will rattle the stadium.
Crowd-sourced scientific initiative is equipping snowy owls with GPS transmitters, allowing us to follow the mysterious birds' movements on a minute-by-minute basis.
Landing a rocket on the platform is part of SpaceX's plan to develop reusable rockets.
As nation states delay, these cities have ambitious renewable energy goals.
Melbourne-based photographer Emma Phillips describes the series as 'a poetic exploration of and tribute to Australia's monolithic landscape.'
If you know how oysters make pearls, you're half the way to understanding this curious ice phenomenon.
An animal-welfare group is seeking help sewing mittens for koalas burned in Australia's recent bushfires.
These deciduous conifers have their name for a good reason.
The image reveals striking details of the galaxy, which is located about 2.5 million light-years from Earth.
A new study suggests that the people of Easter Island were suffering before Europeans arrived.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.