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Wed, Mar 04, 2015 9:00 AM
Newly discovered peacock spiders dubbed Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus are as fascinating as they are off-the-charts flamboyant.
The galaxy is full of stars dozens of times more massive than the sun, but celestial winds quickly carried away most of their material.
This new study hints that early Earth may have supported a slimy and 'large and diverse biosphere.'
The star may have buzzed within a light-year of our sun, making it slightly visible from Earth.
Britain could single-handedly double the amount of protected oceans in the world with the help of satellite technology.
Scientists discover a super-durable material called geothite, all thanks to the humble limpet.
Scientists are tricked by buildups of oxygen that form after a planet has burned off all its water on the surface, leaving the planet barren of life.
You've probably noticed that when crocodiles bask on land, they do so with an intimidating gape. Here's the purpose behind the pose.
A grizzly has been spotted roaming Yellowstone a month earlier than is typical for the species, and the park is warning visitors to be on the lookout for hungry bears.
Possible causes include Martian auroras and a cloud of mix of water, ice and carbon dioxide.
They build their own towns, they help the environment, and they even talk about us.
Most people would recoil at the thought of mold growing on their food, but this time-lapse offers an oddly beautiful perspective of these fungal colonies.
From blue lobsters to brown pandas, these creatures offer colorful surprises.
There's nothing quite like the moment when wildlife turns the camera back on the photographer!
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are collaring and tracking foxes and coyotes to learn about the species and head off potential conflict with other city residents.
A toucan in Costa Rica recently lost most of his beak in an attack by local kids, but thanks to the magic of 3-D printing, he may soon get a new one.
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