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Wed, Mar 04, 2015 11:15 AM
Panda populations have grown 16.8 percent in 10 years, according to a report by Chinese authorities.
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.
Ancient microbes may have once altered long-buried carbon, indicating an ability to survive in the harshest of environments.
Lolita, a wild-caught whale that has lived at the Miami Seaquarium for 40 years, may be one step closer to leaving her small enclosure.
Photographer redefines patience to capture extraordinary images, and demonstrates a thing or two about ethical wildlife watching along the way.
Facial hair differences among a certain group of monkeys may be critical for maintaining social relationships between individuals and the social group.
This young bear could become the leader of Alaska's welcoming committee.
Only discovered in 1976, the megamouth shark is one of a kind, scientifically speaking.
Researchers discovered the solar and architectural oddity thanks to data from Google Earth satellites.
Increased renewables, decreased emissions and falling energy prices — Germany's ambitious energy transition plan may be starting to pay off.
While still 126 million miles away from Pluto, the spacecraft is on target to zoom by the dwarf planet's surface from 8,500 miles away.
The work of Elena Shumilova is the perfect embodiment of the Danish concept, "hygge," which roughly translates to "coziness."
Animal therapy programs show that hens can reduce loneliness, especially in the elderly.
An exclusive look at how the cast and crew respectfully worked with a live alligator on set.
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