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Wed, Aug 20, 2014 2:39 PM
Without exposure to sunlight, the tiny organisms rely on minerals in the subglacial water and lake muck for the energy they need to survive.
How Phoenix and its 3.5 million people defied the odds, running on all cylinders without running dry.
Two New Zealand journalists will set off explosives in the Gobi Desert in an attempt to find the legendary creature.
A man helping a gaggle of geese cross the road is ticketed for jaywalking after almost causing a car accident.
Coal is a cornerstone of modern life, but its foundations pre-date the dinosaurs. Now, as we dig up and burn such ancient fossils faster than ever before, their ghosts are starting to haunt us.
Jonathan must break the news to these New Yorkers: Global warming is a hoax.
Police removed 52 cats, 2 rabbits, 10 dogs, 8 rats and 2 guinea pigs from the approximately 1000-square-foot home.
Why can't cable news and science get along? Easy -- scientists are from Mars and the media are from Venus.
Xcel Energy customers who install solar panels will soon be charged a fee for using the company’s power grid.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of July 26-Aug 1.
Clean-energy investments have dried up during the recession, threatening the former oilman's plans for a wind-powered renaissance. But he isn't giving up yet.
Federal law requires mining companies to restore strip mines to their original condition, but many don't bother.
Scientists are increasingly concerned about high rates of cancer in animals, which are often linked to environmental contaminants.
A five-legged puppy is officially out of show business after being rescued from a Coney Island animal show.
Connecticut police bust a birdbrained scheme to pit canaries against one another.
As history has shown us, environmental regulations often help the economy, not hurt it. Why can't corporations learn from the past?
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