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Fri, Aug 01, 2014 9:54 AM
One of the key technological goals of the 2020 Mars rover mission will be sending rock and soil samples from Mars to Earth.
Here is one amazing way to soak up the beauty of a sunset.
Hundreds of chimps once involved in medical testing now live at a 200-acre sanctuary, experiencing the outdoors for the first time.
Typhoon Neoguri, that formed in the Pacific Ocean last week, has likely set off a wacky weather pattern that is interfering with the jet stream over the Midwestern U.S.
Revenue from the animal-torn jeans will help support Japan's Kamine Zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.
The launch has originally been scheduled for May but malfunctions and scheduling constraints kept pushing back the liftoff.
They are absolutely adorable, but they are also living reasons why feeding wildlife can be a serious problem. Here's why.
The data gathered by the shoes will help NASA refine the exercises that astronauts perform, making them more efficient.
Firehole Lake Drive, the road that saw some melting, hit 160 degrees Fahrenheit, 30 or 40 degrees hotter than its normal temperature.
If all goes as planned, the Cygnus spacecraft will arrive at the International Space Station by July 16.
Luckily (for us), a video camera was rolling on a beach in Siberia as storm clouds opened up and showered the area with a sharp blanket of stinging hail.
The algal blooms occur fertilizer runoff feeds the runaway growth of cyanobacteria. This algae sucks up oxygen and can emit toxins that injure humans and animals.
A litter of 6 energetic cubs sounds like a lot, but some cheetah mothers have been known to give birth to 9 cubs in a single gestation period.
Long and curled, unfurling to get at the nectar inside flowers, the butterfly proboscis seems weird enough as it. But wait until you find out how it really works.
They're known for their silence-shattering howls. Here's the reason behind such loud vocalizations.
Regardless of how you feel about the state of ape-human relations, you'll appreciate this playful take on the plot of the blockbuster movie. [Video]
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