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Wed, Dec 11, 2013 2:10 PM
Comet behavior is incredibly difficult to predict, so it's tough to pinpoint ISON's exact cause of death.
Scientists think a little-known compound called pyrophosphite could have allowed first life on Earth to form.
The agency said the team successfully predicted the size of the tsunami triggered by the Feb. 27 Chilean earthquake.
Calvin Dale Smith of Houston has been charged with stealing Sally Ride’s flight suit worn on her historic 1983 mission.
Environmentalists argue that leaving federal protections in one state while removing them in others is a violation of wildlife protection law.
Recent moon missions have shown frozen water in shadowed craters on the moon's surface and ice under the gray dust.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...
The kitten has four eyes, two noses and two mouths.
This 1-ton blob of tarball material sums up the enormity of the task of cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico.
Nontoxic liquids called perflourocarbon tracers essentially fingerprint carbon dioxide injected into coal seams.
Specialists and volunteers clean up the mess created by the Gulf oil spill.
Victims include former legislator's granddaughter, great-grandson.
Mankind has been behind some of the nation's worst environmental catastrophes.
Breach of underground Chevron Corp. pipeline sends oil into tributaries.
High-end estimates indicate spill could exceed 100 million gallons; government stresses that larger estimates are considered worst-case scenario.
Interim government unable to stop mob violence against minority.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.