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This little guy looks like a big-eyed mouse, but a new genetic analysis puts tarsiers on the branch of the primate evolutionary tree that leads to great apes and humans.
The discovery of the fossil vocal organ of an ancient Antarctic bird suggests that dinosaurs couldn’t sing, but maybe honked.
Two scientists have set the CO2 record at Mauna Loa – world’s longest-running measure of atmospheric carbon dioxide – to music.
The Brocken Spectre is your own shadow, cast on mists below you, when you are mountain climbing. The shadow may appear enormous and has a ring around it.
Something to think about while raking.
Satellite data and ocean sensors show a definite slowdown since 2004 in ocean currents that warm eastern North America and western Europe.
A warmer climate has helped send thousands of square miles up in flames, says a new study, which links climate change with the wildfire increase.
Scientists analyzed sustainability projects around the world and identified overarching trends that can potentially help create a more sustainable future.
In fact and in fiction, owls have always turned heads.
Scientists have discovered a new fault in the earthquake-prone region of Southern California that includes the greater Los Angeles area.
You can see it any clear evening …
Scientists have discovered a 48-million-year-old fossil food chain in Germany. It’s a snake with a lizard in its stomach, which in turn had eaten a beetle.
Do you want a blanket? Norwegian researchers recently described how they trained horses to use symbols to answer that question.
Scientists were astonished to discover tiny bits of plastic inside the bodies of animals in the deep ocean.
Fogbows are rainbows’ cousins – made in much the same process – but with the small water droplets inside a fog instead of larger raindrops.
An extraterrestrial impact likely caused the dinosaur extinction 65 million years ago. Did a comet strike 10 million years later cause a global warming?
Stalagmites on the floors of caves in southern Indiana contain evidence of past earthquakes, scientists say.
In the fall, the leaves of some trees turn yellow, orange or red. The bright colors are wonderful to behold. But do they have some hidden purpose?
This short video puts modern extinctions in context by comparing them with Earth’s 5 previous mass extinctions.
Lamnid sharks and tuna have similar physical traits that make them top ocean predators. But, a new study says, they took very different evolutionary paths.
Bright star Deneb transits at nightfall
If we could see Mars in ultraviolet …