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Fri, Sep 19, 2014 1:00 PM
These little guys had to get their priorities straight, and that meant minimizing their feet.
The quake occurred along a 44-mile stretch of major faults within the San Andreas Fault system.
Nagel assisted in the development a crew escape system to improve the safety of the orbiters following the Challenger explosion in 1986.
Take a tour of just a few of Iceland's most beautiful volcanic and geothermal creations.
A new breed of virtual reality games promises to not just teach about the environment, but change people's behaviors too.
The U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there's more to his 'monkey selfie' than meets the eye.
When you're out on the trail and the weather turns, do you know what to do? Here's how to be ready for any weather when hiking.
Deciding where to live is important for the continuation of marine species, and coral and fish have evolved so that they can identify polluted areas.
Scientists are trying to determine why hummingbirds have kept their sweet receptors when the rest of their winged cousins have lost them.
You'll need a clear and moonless sky away from the lights of nearby cities to catch even a glimpse of our home galaxy.
A new study puts a lot of the focus on the Atlantic Ocean, but some scientists remain convinced that the Pacific has played a larger role.
Rats aren't universally loved by humans, but they are using their keen senses to detect land mines and recognize tuberculosis in samples.
One of the best ways to celebrate our first national park is to visit, but for all the armchair travelers out there, there's 'Yosemite Meditations.'
Richard Turere's solar-powered invention safely scares lions away from his family's cattle.
With only a few thousand snow leopards remaining in the wild, the 2 young cubs are some of the rarest big cats in the world.
This poisonous snake can grow to 10 feet long!
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