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Fri, May 29, 2015 7:17 PM
The dementor wasp, named after the soul-sucking monsters from the Harry Potter series, is as terrifying as it sounds.
DNA testing suggests Bryde's whales in the Gulf of Mexico might actually be a unique species on the brink of extinction.
There are plenty of critters out there who are just as curious about you as you are about them.
Scientists still aren't entirely sure how the spiders make use of the carbon nanotubes, but their webs are the strongest ever recorded.
There are myths about owls in every culture living in owl territory. While they sound a bit outlandish now, these ideas were regarded as truths not that long ago.
Earth just averaged 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide for a month, which hasn't happened in human history — and possibly not since the Pliocene Epoch about 3 million years ago.
When a Reddit user's security light came on at 1 a.m. this week, he peeked outside the window and saw something truly adorable: Fox cubs playing with his dog's tennis ball. [Video]
The agency is looking for concepts that are backed up by a strategy for sustainability.
The cultural phenomenon of the 'selfie' extends far beyond the Earth's atmosphere.
Egg producers are increasingly advertising their chickens as 'vegetarian' thanks to a diet free of animal byproducts. Here's why that isn't a good thing.
The probe will test systems that will enable future satellites to study and mine asteroids.
There is a special time of day known as blue hour when everything seems to take on an extra layer of beauty. Including one of the largest medieval castles in Europe.
From a waterfall that flows into a mysterious pothole to a lake that drains into the ground, scientists aren't always sure where the planet's water ends up.
'Tree Hunter' Rob McBride travels the U.K. and Europe drawing attention to these ancient giants.
What do you give a girl who has everything? The perfect nesting material, of course.
Sea otters hold hands so they don't float away during naps, and baby dolphins don't sleep at all for the first months of life. In the animal kingdom, there's a wide variety of sleeping habits.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.