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Sat, Jan 31, 2015 10:50 AM
Renewable energy is growing rapidly. But recent developments in storage could prove to be a game changer.
The venom of some cone snails contains insulin, a new study finds, helping the sluggish mollusks snag speedier prey.
New $48 million installation will provide land and air services to animals of all sizes traveling through the New York airport.
The American dipper is the only aquatic songbird in North America, and has a unique strategy for snagging a snack.
The investment will help fund a program to provide Internet access by way of low-orbit satellites.
If you ever wanted to know what an iceberg looks like underneath the waves, then check out these striking images captured during an expedition to Antarctica last month.
Habitat conservation and international assistance have helped India's tiger population rise 30% since 2011.
The terms "monkey" and "ape" are often used interchangeably, but these two categories of animals swing from two very different branches of the family tree.
Billionaire CEO teaming with animal welfare organization to build a unique wildlife refuge, rehabilitation and education center in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
New calculations suggest that a 'Planet X' does indeed exist — and possibly a 'Planet Y' too.
This real-time aurora video may not seem amazing at first, but that quickly changes at the 1:52 mark.
From Australia to Siberia, many places in the world experienced record high temperatures.
Many of the names for the full moons came from the Native American Algonquin tribes.
The probe had failed to deploy all of its solar arrays upon landing and as such could not power its antenna to call back to Earth.
The comet's green glow comes from ionized molecules returning to their normal state.
The piano-sized spacecraft's mission represents the 'Everest of planetary exploration.'
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