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The Mexican free-tailed bat emits a special call that blocks another bat's ability to hunt, a new study reveals for the first time.
Ballot initiatives that would have mandated GMO food labels failed in Colorado and Oregon.
Some astronomers argue that a cosmic cloud that seemed slated for black hole destruction may have avoided that fate because it was actually a star.
With most of the votes counted, Mainers appear to reject a ban on the controversial hunting method of baiting black bears with doughnuts.
A nearly complete skull, found accidentally, belongs to the enigmatic Gondwanatherians, a group of ancient mammals that scientists know little about.
Cartorhynchus lenticarpus, a dinosaur-era sea reptile, had a body built to live in two worlds, a new study says.
In the politically divided U.S. Congress, action on climate change has been stifled by economic concerns and partisan sniping. Tuesday's elections made action even less likely.
The GOP's Senate takeover may intensify battles over the Keystone XL pipeline and climate change, among other issues.
A rover disguised as a penguin can sneak undetected among the real birds, which works better than other research methods, a new study says.
Pictures of a "hole punch" cloud over an Australian city went viral as residents tried to figure out what it was.
Some researchers are employing advanced technology, but others are skeptical.
Evidence of typhoon-strength winds, which according to legend thwarted Mongolian Emperor Kublai Khan's attacks on Japan, has been found in a study of local geology.
Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano puts on a dramatic lava show.
Islamic State attacks on dams and water systems threaten Iraq's supply, which was already being squeezed by dams in Turkey and Iran.
A fugitive in Ho Chi Minh City is believed to head a network that illegally ships ivory from Togo.
Urine of dominant males contains a pheromone irresistible to females—a discovery that could improve fish farming, a new study says.
Stargazers can see the dusty glare around nearby stars this week.
On Tuesday, Maine voters will decide whether it's cruel or necessary to hunt the state's black bears by baiting them with doughnuts.
Enjoy the skies as Mars, Mercury, and the moon point the way to the week's skygazing sights.
Nebraska Medicine's new idea might change your doctor's bedside manner forever.