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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.
See some of our favorite jellyfish pictures in honor of Jellyfish Day.
When we see how badly we're destabilizing the world, Wilson says, we'll turn to reason.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for a dramatic shift from fossil fuels, aiming to influence world leaders to take concrete steps.
On National Bison Day, November 1, we choose our most stunning pictures of the large mammal, treasured in U.S. and native history.
A recent surge in tourism to Africa has come to a grinding halt.
If so, the gray wolf—legendary for traveling long distances—may be the first one seen in the Grand Canyon since the 1940s.
The fatal explosion of SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave Desert may lead to more scrutiny of the fledgling space passenger industry.