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Spinosaurus could move from land to water, dining on the swampy prey of the ancient world.
A recent campaign spearheaded by Sea Shepherd seeks to end a thousand-year whaling tradition in the Faroe Islands.
Morten Storm claims he enabled the U.S. to kill al Qaeda in Yemen's leader, Anwar al Awlaki.
A pterosaur may have skimmed lakes looking for prey, collecting them in a throat pouch like a pelican's, scientists suggest.
The opening of a new cellulosic ethanol plant in Iowa last week marked a potential turning point in the industry's fight for viability.
Astronomers think stars should contain three times more of the element lithium as they actually do—and new observations of distant stars add to the mystery.
The founder of an elephant sanctuary in Maine who was accidentally crushed to death by the animals is remembered and mourned.
Skeletons of mysterious creatures called haramiyids reset the timeline for when the first mammals evolved.
Nature flourishes on mounds of debris illegally dumped on Detroit's vacant land.
The air in the Sierra Nevadas getting cleaner—but on summer days a tide of smog still rises into Giant Forest from the San Joaquin Valley.
Some species seem to be recovering, while others are in dire straits, according to a new report.
The founder of an elephant sanctuary in Maine was accidentally crushed to death by the animals, according to news reports.
Have archaeologists solved the mysterious loss of the Franklin expedition?
Greenhouse gases reached a record high in 2013, suggesting the Earth's natural "carbon sinks" may be nearing saturation.
The biggest known ancient Greek tomb may hold a relative of Alexander the Great, researchers say.
An explosion linked to a possible meteorite impact outside Nicaragua's capital seems unrelated to an asteroid flyby.
The movie casts French cuisine as a kind of villain, Indian food as a hero.
A new study suggests that at least one blue whale population has recovered to pre-whaling numbers, but experts say whales' troubles are not over.
As kids go back to school in the U.S., take a peek into classrooms worldwide, from Botswana to Syria.
A cease-fire could allow pro-Russian forces to solidify their hold on newly seized territory along Ukraine's geographically strategic coast.