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Fri, Nov 28, 2014 9:30 AM
A new time-lapse film reveals the hidden lives of Venus flytraps, sundews and other predatory plants.
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.
Shifting among the landmasses during the Cambrian period may have created shallow watery areas that were perfect for allowing new species to evolve.
U.S. water usage is at a 45-year low, according to a new government report. But is that low enough?
A new study unlocks another mystery about these wonderfully cryptic creatures.
The on-off nature of the streams of matter requires a massive amount of energy, but scientists aren't sure where black holes are getting that energy.
These lines from William Wordsworth put a little perspective into the hustle and bustle of the week and the opportunity to restore ourselves on the weekends.
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