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Scientists say they've learned why penguin wings, now used for swimming, no longer get the birds off the ground.
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These six scientists were snubbed for awards or robbed of credit for discoveries … because they were women.
Spring brings baby birds, who sometimes fall out of a nest or turn up injured in a yard. We spoke to an Audubon expert about how to respond.
Loss of innocence is the collateral damage for children caught in the middle of conflict in Aleppo, Syria.
Spraying particles of titanium dioxide via balloons could help scatter enough sunlight to reduce global temperatures, a scientist says.
The principal investigator of NASA's Kepler mission says even if the spacecraft can't be put back on track, data it has already gathered may reveal more Earth-like planets.
A genetically engineered fish that glows green from the inside out is helping illuminate what pollutants do inside the body.
The submerged remains of six humans, jade beads, and ceramic vessels are among Maya objects discovered in a giant hole in Chichén Itzá.
Massive amounts of chemical dispersants pumped into the Gulf of Mexico to break up the BP oil spill lingered in the deep ocean for months, new research shows.
Anole lizards in Puerto Rico flex their muscles to communicate with other anoles in noisy environments, according to new research. ">
The primordial water contains chemicals that could support life without sunlight.
Just 11 weeks remain in the race for the White House. Getting into the campaign spirit, National Geographic News reviews presidential trivia.">
As Bangladesh recovers from a factory disaster, a look back at the country's origins.
The editors of a new encyclopedia have unearthed more than 40,000 Nazi camps and ghettos.
The bubonic plague may have originated in ancient Egypt, according to a new study. Egyptian tomb builders may have been early victims of the lethal, flea-borne pathogen that later claimed millions of lives in medieval Europe and became known as the Black
Sky-watchers in the Pacific were treated to a striking solar eclipse, the first one of 2013.<p><strong></strong></p>