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Wed, Apr 01, 2015 2:05 PM
For half a century, scientists have been unsure how blackpoll warblers completed their autumn migration, so they fitted the tiny birds with flight recorders.
This winter weather phenomenon can be both beautiful and dangerous.
The dueling companies want to televise the race, with the rovers beaming back images to Earth.
Feast your eyes on 'Tempest Vermilion,' the latest video by time-lapse film duo Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic.
Cows have a long history of domestication, so people have had plenty of time to create cattle breeds that have some rather interesting appearances.
Black rats are off the hook for millions of bubonic plague deaths, thanks to new study.
Wildlife is unpredictable. It's something nature photographers have to come to terms with. But sometimes the unpredictability is exactly what gives you great stories worth telling.
The flashy coloration of these creatures sets them apart in the natural world.
The Amur leopard has roughly doubled its population since 2007, a new census finds, but there are still only about 60 left.
A new study suggests that dark matter from the galactic plane may have been what really killed the dinosaurs — and it may one day threaten us.
Global effort will start in the U.K. city of Bristol — with over 36,000 children from 130 schools planting saplings.
There's science behind surprising critter connections.
It's easy enough to see a sea star when it's grown up and hanging out on the pilings of piers or in tidepools. But have you ever spotted an itty bitty sea star just getting started in life?
When it comes to creating 'fancy' breeds of domestic animals, humans can get a little, uh, eccentric. That's definitely the case with these surprising pigeons!
Long-gone settlements showed familiar, current-day signs of growth, including seeing monuments as evidence of public and private wealth.
It's the hot stuff found in the western U.S., but you have to drill for it. It just so happens that there are a lot of drills available right now.
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