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Fri, Apr 17, 2015 4:05 PM
Putting astronauts into short-term hibernation could make space travel more efficient.
If you've ever tried to catch a fish with your bare hands, you know how hard it is. But this cat species has the skill down to an art.
Countries rarely account for greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere due to natural disasters when calculating their annual emissions.
These bovines grabbed headlines for surprising escapes and sparkling personalities.
Astrophotographers were out in force to snap pictures of this unforgettable eclipse.
Did you know that 80 percent of the known terrestrial plant and animal species are found in forested ecosystems?
Thanks to high-speed video inside a wind tunnel, we can see how Earth's busiest birds overcome April showers.
Well, it says to use the handrails so...
Meet the world's largest rodent. He's a gifted swimmer and serves as an excellent 'living chair.'
Get out the telescopes to catch a peek at some of the other planets in our solar system.
The unusual camel was a hybrid of two-hump father and a one-hump mother that resulted in it having one very large hump.
It's unclear whether some animals really smile to convey joy, but these critters sure look happy.
The arachnids rely on hemolymph to keep their muscles limber, and at higher temperatures, the fluid loses the 'just right' thickness required for easy movement.
If you live along the coastline, you might just recognize this small and beautiful species.
Less gravity means that the lunar tubes may be more structurally sound than such tubes on Earth.
The lack of snow has only worsened California's drought conditions and has resulted in the governor implementing the first-ever statewide mandatory water restrictions.
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