New findings help explain how parrots, just like humans, can talk and dance.
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Since the Philae comet lander renewed contact on June 13, the Rosetta mission team has struggled to establish a stable link.
It feels instantaneous, but how long does it really take to think a thought?
Scientific arguments suggest that alien civilizations should be common in our galaxy. If so, where is everybody? That question is known as the Fermi paradox.
Yes, cloning long-extinct dinosaurs is impossible. But even if dinosaur genomes were available, the animals couldn’t simply be plopped anywhere.
Warming temps, and the rise and fall of coasts, complicate measurements of sea level. How do scientists establish sea level on a constantly changing Earth?
With glaciers melting, the original white, mostly lifeless Antarctica is now becoming darker and lively with seaweed.
Food labels say how many calories a food contains. But what they don’t tell you is how many calories you actually get out of your food.
What does this year’s odd U.S. weather have in common with a huge spike in hungry, stranded sea lion pups on California shores? Both are linked to a giant patch of warm ocean water.
Nepal sits on the boundary of the two massive tectonic plates that collided to build the Himalayas. Their ongoing convergence also means earthquakes.