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Fri, Mar 07, 2014 5:42 PM
No more escargot? An invasive worm from New Guinea, known to have an insatiable appetite for snails, is invading Europe.
Watch as professional climber Alex Honnold completes what may be the hardest free solo climb (meaning no ropes!) on the 1,750-foot route up El Sendero Luminoso.
A professor of Roman archeology and a volcanologist weigh in on deadly volcanoes, the new film and the surprising evidence that some people may have survived the epic event.
If a dangerous asteroid pops onto the radar with no time to spare, nuclear bombs may be the best way to respond.
Mother Nature dishes out relationship advice from these 10 dedicated animal pairs that mate for life.
Video: The Eisenhower Tree, which got its name from the late president’s attempts to have it removed, is now gone from the 17th hole of Augusta National Golf Club.
In a speech in Indonesia, the Secretary of State also derides 'head in the sand' climate change deniers.
An Australian shepherd dog tries to catch a large soap bubble in his mouth.
Despite the mundane way the rock arrived near Opportunity, it did yield some interesting results when the rover analyzed the weird-looking stone.
An early alert system and rapid space launches are two ways that the UN is coordinating with other agencies to deter asteroids from crashing into Earth.
The 50,000-year-old forest, which hosts endangered sea turtles and other marine life, would be just the second national marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.
Scientists found that most volcanoes' lava looks like honey in a fridge — sticky and full of crystals — and that monitoring its temperature could predict eruptions.
The online stargazing venture Slooh will track the Near-Earth asteroid 2000 EM26 as it passes Earth, starting at 9 p.m. EST.
A new contest highlights selected presidents' scientific efforts during their time in office.
The International Olympic Committee requires potential host cities to provide average high and low temperatures but not climate forecasts for that year's games.
Photographer Ben Canales and the folks at Uncage the Soul Productions show off a frozen winter wonderland in Oregon.
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