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Fewer college teams built homes to compete in this year’s Solar Decathlon, but their gee-whiz features offer a surprising glimpse of the future.
"I couldn't believe what I was seeing," says scientist who captured the rare pictures in South Africa.
Recent underwater search yields new artifacts and glimpse inside ship that mysteriously disappeared 167 years ago.
Fewer than 100 vaquitas—an elusive porpoise found only in the Sea of Cortez—are left on Earth.
Raising puppies and cheetah kittens together helps refocus the big cats’ nervous energy, zoos have discovered.
South Carolina is the latest place to suffer from a wave of dam catastrophes.
Thousands of NASA’s moon mission photos are now online, thanks to a volunteer historian.
A Belgian nonprofit has found African giant pouched rats are much better at detecting TNT than people or dogs.
On one hand, it may help cure cancer and let robots rather than humans fight wars; on the other, doctors and lawyers may be out of a job.
Strong hands and shock-resistant wrists gave the newly discovered ancient human Homo naledi an advantage over ape cousins.
Racists, frauds, and misogynists: Meet the rogues’ gallery of Nobel Prize winners.
The battle royale in Anchorage, Alaska, is typical of dangerous seasonal rutting behavior, says scientist.
Behavior seen in South Carolina floods is often used as a last resort by fire ant colonies.
We're muffling wild voices—from bird songs to wolf howls to insect footsteps, scientist claims.
Frogfish, anemones, and a decorator crab are among the odd critters that call the new national park home.
The mystery man behind the popular caffeine shot plans to roll out 10,000 stationary bikes next year in India.