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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 3:33 PM
The rocket plane was on a test flight when it reportedly experienced trouble during rocket burn and broke up over the Mojave desert, killing at least one person.
The Thirty Meter Telescope has faced opposition because some people are concerned about its environmental and cultural impact.
Orcas who spent time around bottlenose dolphins learned to imitate their distinctive clicks and whistles, a new study finds.
This is one of the many common idioms that doesn't really mean what we think it means.
The two-legged species is the first predatory dinosaur unearthed in Venezuela.
The next total lunar eclipse is in April 2015, so you have time to get your cameras ready!
As the weather turns cooler, there's nothing better than curling up with a buddy (or two ... or three).
Everyone, depending on where they live, sees different signs of the seasons shifting. What signs have you witnessed that autumn is upon us?
Current forecasts have the storm weakening before it reaches Japan, which will be a relief as parts of the country are still recovering from Typhoon Phanfone.
Activists seek to have Tommy's 'personhood' declared so as to free him from captivity and place him in a sanctuary that resembles a natural environment.
Long before humans discovered the art of shaping trees through bonsai, topiary, and espalier, our beloved Mother Earth was doing some major horticultural sculpting herself.
Grey squirrels have an amazing memory for where they store their nuts during harvest time. But they aren't perfect about collecting what they bury. And that's great news for forests.
A single rusty-patched bumblebee, found in a state park, suggests the rare species might still have a chance.
Mount Churchill ejected just 12 cubic miles of ash, but this ash spread for miles, leading scientists to reconsider the potential effects of even minor eruptions.
The seeds and seedpods of trees not only provide a tree with its means of reproduction, but they are also marvels of design and engineering. Can you match these beautiful pods to their trees?
If you're wondering how to take more interesting wildlife photos that draw viewers in, this photograph will provide you with some tips.
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