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Thu, Apr 17, 2014 3:20 PM
If Kepler-186f were significantly larger than Earth, it's likely that its atmosphere would be a thick mix of hydrogen and helium, hardly supportive of life.
A new study explores one of the many mysteries of the 'unicorn of the sea.'
An understanding of how pterosaurs flew gives scientists insights into the evolution of flight.
The footprints are located in the Paluxy River Trackway, a popular site to see dino tracks in Dinosaur Valley State Park.
These marine masters of hunting can successfully track prey — even without the use of either sight or smell.
A reaction to the situation in Ukraine, NASA officials say they are committed to ending the agency's dependence on Russia.
The popular video game and anime is known for taking inspiration from animals in real life, but with these quirky creatures, maybe it was the other way around.
Study looks at YouTube videos of dancing animals and analyzes which creatures can keep a beat.
National Geographic's BioBlitz 2014 was a roaring success, but you don't have to wait until next year or travel out of your way to enjoy the fun of a BioBlitz. Here's how to have a one-person blitz.
By determining the moon's age, we can now explain why the moon and Earth are so mysteriously similar.
From their smart stripes to the power of their kicks, behold the wonders of zebras.
The Caterpillar 797 is a 50-foot-tall dump truck widely used in the mining industry. Watch what happens when it faces off against a stationary Land Cruiser.
Video: The National Zoo's panda cub, Bao Bao, takes her first trip outside, accompanied by her mother, Mei Xiang.
At least 6 people died, and nearly 1 million were evacuated from the country's northern coast after the government issued a tsunami warning.
Like physicists today, Robert Grosseteste tweaked long-standing theories of his time to explain the the workings of the universe.
A new study shows male brown bats emit ultrasonic squeaks to warn other bats to stay away from their food.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.