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Analysis of 110 years of bee distribution from hundreds of thousands of specimen records shows some remarkable similarities to patterns of climate change.
As New Horizons closes in on Pluto, Charon, the largest moon in the dwarf planet's system, is now emerging as its own world, NASA officials say.
NASA hopes to launch the first manned commercial space flight by 2017.
As people continue to celebrate Shark Week, a group has launched a historic international survey to breathe new life into the field of shark conservation.
A new video released by NASA shows images taken by the rover Opportunity between January 2004 and April 2015, covering a total distance of 26.2 miles.
NASA's NuSTAR telescope has spotted five previously undetected supermassive black holes, millions more could be lying in wait.
Astrobiologists believe Philae's comet may not be the only rock to host microbial alien life. Missions to distant moons in the 2020s could find that life isn't just possible in outer space, but abundant.
Engineers at NASA have solved a July Fourth anomaly that shut down the spacecraft for 81 minutes, just days before it was scheduled to reach Pluto
Analysis of a 48-million-year old lizard skull could shed light on how tropical species respond to climate change.
Humans aren't the only creatures that string sounds together to convey unique meanings. Research shows chestnut-crowned babbler birds have their own vocabulary.
A pristine fossil of the Hairy Collins’ Monster, an ancient ancestor of the modern velvet worm, has given researchers insight into how ancient animals fed and protected themselves.
A team of scientists at Kyoto University discover that homeward bound trips feel shorter than outward bound trips, but only after the trip is complete.
Musician Kenichi Kanazawa's 'Colour Sound' video offers a glimpse into how sound waves interact with the world around us.
Inge Lehmann, who is honored Wednesday with a Google Doodle, made a name for herself at a time when there were few women scientists. Yet her rigorous observations of earthquake movements allowed her to glimpse the nature of the Earth's core.
Space photos use infrared and ultraviolet light sensors to show us planets in our solar system and distant galaxies. That means the photos we see have to be artificially colored to give a sense of what those objects might look like to human eyes.
Since the British Empire's dispersal of English to different parts of the world, the language has taken on many forms. With all of these existing varieties, what's in store for this global language?
As of Earth Day 2015, NASA has discovered more than 1,800 planets outside of our solar system. Do you know what makes Earth different from so many other planets?
Studies show the African continent contains the highest genetic diversity of any place in the world, but whether or not that correlates to the highest variation in language isn't as clear.
Humans are the only primate with a chin, an adaptation that reflects the emergence of complex social networks among our ancestors.
After finding a more accurate way to determine the location of faraway planets, NASA hopes to better understand the distribution of planets in the Milky Way.
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