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Thu, Aug 28, 2014 11:20 AM
The U.S. space agency wants a vehicle ready to replace the Russian Soyuz capsules by 2017.
An eruption at the remote Bardarbunga volcano doesn't immediately pose a risk to any Iceland communities but it could threaten European air travel routes.
Start your day with a photo roundup of young, wide-eyed orangutans swinging from branches and rope.
Photographer blends more than 40,000 photos into a beautiful video depicting one year in an Indiana forest.
The pine marten is the red squirrel's natural predator, but researchers have shown that it is also the squirrel's best ally in areas that have been taken over by invasive grey squirrels.
The video will give SpaceX engineers useful data that could be applied to future tests and rockets.
The bottle was brewed using spring water from the Taunus Mountains area of Germany.
These captivating, resilient creatures have long been misunderstood and maligned by humans, which is a shame because all felines — domestic or wild — deserve respect.
If you've ever wondered why mountains are often ringed by a soft saucer-shaped cloud, you'll be interested in this.
The lionfish has proven a successful invasive species due to its venomous spikes, high rate of reproduction, and their willingness to eat everything in their path.
The biggest of the particles weighed only a trillionths of a gram, and it would take a trillion of them to fill an entire teaspoon.
Even if you don't know the names of these little ones, you won't want to miss their cute photos!
Harmful algal blooms pop up nearly every summer along the nation's coasts, often turning the water an eerie red and creating problems for marine life and humans alike.
The California least tern is the smallest of tern species and is listed as endangered.
Like some other animals, the aquatic creatures experience a dopamine surge to the brain after completing a task.
Late 'Fast and Furious' actor was an active champion of conservation efforts to protect sharks and other marine species.
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Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.