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Sat, Dec 20, 2014 9:09 PM
Some warblers may be able to detect storms using infrasound, and the discovery could lead to new ways of predicting the weather.
Astronomers have suggested that the missing stars may not have existed, but then they cannot explain younger stars in globular clusters.
The Arizona landmark is a 'favored habitat' of the solitary gray wolf's ancestors.
From Mercury to Pluto, why did these particular gods get the ultimate honor of the cosmos?
The mysterious moon is a 'game-changer' in the search for life in other parts of our solar system.
Strange patterns and odd shapes make these mantises stand out — even as they blend in.
The turtle evolutionary tree has been hotly debated for decades. Scientists finally have some answers.
A recent study finds that one population has decreased by 40 percent since 2000. Conservationists say this group is simply an indicator of what's to come for the whole species.
Smithsonian documentary warns that the biggest threat to the planet is us.
The National Park Service says 115 of its 401 sites could increase prices as early as next year.
The new findings suggest that Antarctica is home to 'significant areas of thick ice' that aren't included in climate models.
You, dear readers, have kept incredible photography flowing into our Photo of the Day series. Here are the 10 most popular images from the autumn season.
The black seadevil is rarely seen and had never been filmed in the wild until this video was taken in Monterey Bay last week.
Have you ever wanted to know if turkeys could fly or how we determine if it's a boy turkey or a girl turkey?
A snowy tundra might seem harsh and desolate from afar, but you'll quickly realize just how much life teems in the Arctic when you glimpse the photography of Ivan Kislov.
Capable of growing to over 3 inches in length, the St. Helena giant earwig is now merely the stuff of legend.
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