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July 12, 2017
An aerial view of the rift in the Larsen C seen in an image from the Digital Mapping System over the Antarctica Peninsula, Antarctica, on Nov. 10, 2016. Handout photo / NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica
July 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 15, 2017
A merlin nestling is shown with a leg band in Jamestown. The small falcon, which is only about 2 weeks old, shares a nest with three siblings. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Scientists give merlins a rare banding in Jamestown park
June 15, 2017 - 6:15pm
Soil is full of microbes that produce toxins to kill their neighbors, which makes it a great source for antibiotic drugs. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Wendy Galietta.
In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 14, 2017
Science may be able to provide sunless tans by changing skin's pigmentation
June 14, 2017 - 5:02pm
An ultrarare specimen of conjoined twin harbor porpoises, caught in the North Sea in May. (Courtesy of Erwin Kompanje)
Dutch fishermen caught a rare two-headed sea creature. What happened next horrified researcher.
June 14, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 9, 2017
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier in Ny-Alesund, Norway during US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change on June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool/File Photo
Earth could break through a major climate threshold in the next 15 years, scientists warn
May 9, 2017 - 4:13pm
April 5, 2017
PTSD brain. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Wikimedia Commons image.
Scientists find common antibiotic could prevent or treat PTSD
April 5, 2017 - 4:30am
February 24, 2017
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Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
February 24, 2017 - 12:06pm
January 26, 2017
NASA workers look up at the James Webb Space Telescope Mirror during it's media reveal at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center at Greenbelt, Md., Nov. 2,  2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Government scientists go 'rogue' in defiance of Trump
January 26, 2017 - 9:35am
December 17, 2016
A seahorse swims in a tank at the Underwater World Aquarium in Pattaya, nearly 90 miles east of Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 20, 2005. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo
Scientists try to unlock genetic secrets of seahorses
December 17, 2016 - 5:35pm
October 27, 2016
FILE PHOTO: Kirsten Baesler, N.D. superintendent of schools, speaks Thursday, Sept.5, 2013, during the Junior Achievement breakfast at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo. (The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead)
ND student scores rank in top five in national science exam
October 27, 2016 - 6:12pm
September 3, 2016
Walter, a Golden Retriever, lies in a MRI scanner at a neurology clinic in Budapest, Hungary, February 9, 2014. Picture taken February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Dogs use same parts of brain to process speech as humans
September 3, 2016 - 5:06pm
August 13, 2016
A Greenland shark swims away from a research boat, returning to the deep and cold waters of the Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern Greenland, in this undated handout picture from Julius Nielsen. Julius Nielsen/Handout via Reuters
Greenland shark believed to live for 400 years
August 13, 2016 - 5:01pm
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