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Tue, Mar 03, 2015 2:49 PM
Warm years are more common now and sparking more droughts, with six drought years in the past 20 years, compared to 14 drought years in the previous 98 years.
Keep an eye out for these colorful, charismatic and (in some cases) rare birds.
In addition to more tornadoes in the Southeast, tornado season may also peak earlier.
Given that the ancient animal dined on soft vegetation and fruit, the teeth had to serve a purpose other than biting into meat.
The new 24-hour webcam from explore.org is aimed at an Allen's hummingbird's nest in California.
The Planck space observatory has captured in the Milky Way in all its diverse glory.
The satellite, originally intended to study Earth's weather, will work to detect major solar storms and other severe space weather events.
This sea slug gains the photosynthesizing power of the algae that it eats, allowing it to live for a time like a plant.
These personalities help cockroaches make important decisions, namely who gets the food.
The triple moon conjunction lasted for about 42 minutes.
Break out the telescopes to get a look at Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter this month.
Sea otters have the thickest fur of any mammal, so aim high with your guess.
Mitu Monteiro risks injury on rocks off Sal Island in Cape Verde, Africa to save the trapped loggerhead turtle.
The new study is just one more finding confirming the importance of social learning among chimps.
With underground fire season in full-swing in the Big Apple, a look at why manholes sometimes literally blow their covers.
Five years later, scientists may have finally found up to 10 million gallons of missing oil from the 2010 BP spill.
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