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Tiny microbes uncovered by the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition are analysed by scientists to see how they can survive under the seabed.
A baby bird in the Amazon rain forest has downy feathers with long, orange barbs and white tips that make it look like a poisonous hairy caterpillar, researchers are reporting.
Concern about technology — the printing press, the steam engine or the computer — supplanting humans is not new. But this time may be different.
Satellite data reveals that the most dense stores of carbon in Amazonia is not above ground in trees but below ground in peatlands.
Titles, fundamentally based on the sciences, as selected by the science editors from all adult nonfiction books reported to The New York Times for the month.
Denmark makes a claim to the UN, arguing the area around the North Pole is linked to the continental shelf of Greenland, its autonomous territory.