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The engineer who proposed circular runways answers critics in defence of his radical design for airports.
Killer whale Takara was already pregnant when the end of the breeding programme was announced.
A founder of modern forensic psychiatry, Dr. Sadoff once estimated that he had evaluated as many as 10,000 defendants in criminal cases.
Naked mole rats flip a metabolic switch to last for hours in oxygen levels that would kill other mammals. They can last 18 minutes with zero oxygen.
What's made this river in Canada disappear? Geoscientist Daniel Shugar explains.
Russia scales back staff on the ISS until a long-delayed space lab is sent to the outpost in 2018.
Raised coastline could end the threat of sea erosion for the time being.
The renowned birder recommends Ecuador and Uganda, as well as Cape May in New Jersey. His favorite place is the Malheur refuge in Oregon.
Boris Behncke lives near Mount Etna and monitors the volcano.
The footprint made by a reptile that lived almost 250 million years ago has been found in the Pyrenees.
Scientists call for "amphibian arks" to protect wild salamanders in Europe from a deadly infection.
European satellites will routinely map every land volcano on Earth, looking for early eruption signs.
The asteroid, 2014 JO25, which is approximately 2,000 feet end-to-end, was about 1.1 million miles away when it passed by on Wednesday morning.
A new study found that a major ocean current is carrying plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving it there.
A groundbreaking study has found that genetic variations in mice are linked to parental care and monogamy, the first time such a link has been found in mammals.
The planet, about 40 light years from Earth, is close enough that astronomers hope they will someday be able to probe its atmosphere for signs of water or other evidence of suitability for life.
Researchers think 3-D printing may make it cheaper and easier to create glass objects, from skyscraper facades to tiny devices used in research.
A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth.
Physicists have created a fluid with "negative mass", which accelerates towards you when pushed.
Climate displacement is becoming one of the world’s most powerful — and destabilizing — geopolitical forces.