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Fri, Nov 21, 2014 10:28 PM
Capable of growing to over 3 inches in length, the St. Helena giant earwig is now merely the stuff of legend.
Mountains don't really scowl and horses don't haunt interstellar space. Or do they?
The Philae lander is equipped to not only photograph the comet, but drill into its surface for analysis.
Pigeons can detect disturbances in gravity, which may help them find their way home, new study finds.
Basketball star wants to increase global awareness about the poaching of elephants and rhinos.
With just a few flicks and twists of the wrist, the quarry chief directs the mining of huge blocks of beautiful Italian marble in a feat of industrial artistry.
The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the oldest species of seal, and also the most at risk of disappearing forever.
Launched in 2004, the Rosetta spacecraft traveled about 4 billion miles through the solar system to put a probe on a comet.
Researchers will run DNA tests on the remains to determine if the skeletons were related.
In a surprise announcement, Earth's two largest economies revealed a game-changing agreement to cut carbon emissions.
The radioactive cesium has not been detected on beaches, and it has a brief half-life of two years which renders its danger to human and animal life fairly low.
Scientists are still trying to 'understand the physics of what is happening' to create the odd sounds.
The local name for this species might make you think of it in a whole new way.
With new data published by the WWF, Scotland once again proves itself as the renewable energy-generating powerhouse of the United Kingdom.
Videos from the International Space Station never get old — especially when they're this well-made.
The battery-drive robots found that currents push up pulses of warm water that flow beneath icebergs, contributing to melting rates.
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