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Wed, Apr 16, 2014 5:33 PM
Decades of oil exploration have contaminated soil and water in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Could mushrooms help clean them up?
The circular, bubble-like appearance of the nebula is a rare celestial sight.
Phoebe’s nest is brimming with teeny-tiny hummingbird chicks, and there's a handy-dandy webcam set up for all the world to watch.
One salamander can sequester 178 pounds of carbon per acre of forest during rainy seasons, a new study finds.
Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas gets an overdose of cuteness when working with this wild meerkat family.
The experiment will test the burn rate of four different biofuels which students hope can contribute to a better understanding of how biofuels burn in regular gravity on Earth.
Celebrity correspondents such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Matt Damon, Jessica Alba, Ian Somerhalder and others investigate the impact of global warming.
MNN got the story behind the new, ambitious global warming series from the producer — and climate change expert — himself.
When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?
The flash of light is not visible in images of the same spot taken nearly simultaneously by different cameras, meaning it's likely just a random glimmer.
A sunflower-shaped spacecraft launched to space with a simple telescope could help scientists on the ground hunt for another Earth.
The unmanned Dragon vehicle will deliver 5,000 lbs. of cargo to the International Space Station, including legs for the humanoid robot Robonaut 2.
A geep? A shoat? Whatever you call it, this half-goat, half-sheep is all-adorable.
A new, engaging PBS series explores our evolutionary past, starting with prehistoric fish.
From problem solving to 'smelling time' to mourning, the capacity of animals for intelligence will surprise you in 'Inside Animal Minds.'
The light emitted after the sun sets could be harvested, according to a new study.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.