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Fri, Apr 17, 2015 4:05 PM
Putting astronauts into short-term hibernation could make space travel more efficient.
For half a century, scientists have been unsure how blackpoll warblers completed their autumn migration, so they fitted the tiny birds with flight recorders.
The eclipse will cause the moon to turn red, resulting in what is commonly called a 'blood moon.'
In honor of the space telescope's 25th birthday, scientist Zoltan Levy shares his favorite Hubble snapshots.
With a face 'like an angry old man,' the lamb will likely be headed straight to the circus, saved from slaughter.
There are fewer than 10,000 of these cats left in the world. Do you recognize the species?
These feathered friends are the tiniest of the tiny.
Glaciers change over centuries and sometimes they change in the blink of a geographical eye.
As national park funding (or lack of it) makes headlines, you can vote with your feet.
Tampons may not be a go-to scientific device, but they've proven to be effective at locating waste pollution in rivers.
These spunky birds have an eye for the beautiful, flirting with blossoms and flitting from branch to branch on the prettiest trees.
Do energy vampires haunt your living room? Find out if you are electricity-savvy with your entertainment devices.
What's not to love about being independent and not getting an electric bill? Lots, for both the homeowner and the utility.
Growing site puts America's campsites into one simple, searchable website.
An organic cat litter proved 'chemically incompatible' with nuclear waste, resulting in a barrel bursting open and exposing some workers to low levels of radiation.
Ice shelves don't contributed to sea level rise, but their collapse can result in glaciers melting faster than they normally would.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.