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Mon, Nov 24, 2014 5:06 PM
A recent study finds that one population has decreased by 40 percent since 2000. Conservationists say this group is simply an indicator of what's to come for the whole species.
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.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe will land a small rover, and you can watch it on the web.
The designs are beautiful — and even more interesting is the story behind them.
An adorable viral video of a wolf cub and bear cub playing is only the beginning of a beautiful interspecies friendship.
A lawyer for energy giant Kinder Morgan recently argued that seeing the faces of snarling pipeline protesters could constitute a form of assault. Seriously.
It is a common species in the western states, and yet the task might be harder than you think.
The dinosaurs lacked respiratory turbinates, structures in the nasal cavity that warm and humidify the air coming in, and had to find a new way to do this.
Do you know your seals from your sea lions and your turtles from your tortoises? Here's how to tell the difference.
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