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Neutrinos and their antimatter counterparts have shown a small difference that may explain why the universe did not destroy itself during the Big Bang, scientists have reported at major conference.
An underwater microscope that divers can use to view corals on the seafloor can show details down to one micron, or one-hundredth the width of a human hair.
People can carry a "silent" red hair gene that raises their risk of dangerous skin cancer, experts warn.
Archaeologists in Ashkelon, Israel, said they had found a burial site that could help reveal the origin and lifestyle of a civilization whose history has been written by its enemies.
Grass species of crops adopt an "austerity" strategy and limits the development of its root system during times of drought, a study reveals.
How non-human archaeology revealed ancient evidence of monkey tool-use.
In the fifth year of a drought, Los Angeles wants to convert miles of extra space to capture storm water.
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The turtle, named for the pattern on its back, is rarely as abundant as it is in Jamaica Bay — where it does well in the demanding habit of the estuary.
Climate change could have a domino effect on key infrastructure, government advisers warn in a 2,000-page report assessing risks and opportunities for the UK.
Capuchin monkeys in Brazil have used stone tools for at least 700 years, according to scientists.
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has begun what should be its penultimate flight, leaving Seville in Spain bound for Cairo in Egypt.
Radiation levels in the Pacific are almost back to their pre-Fukushima levels (except around Fukishima itself), and are expected to have fully recovered by 2020.
Archaeologists in Israel say they hope the discovery of a Philistine cemetery will shed new light on the mysterious migrant people.
Did the use of a bomb disposal robot by the Dallas police to carry and detonate an explosive device blur the line between policing and warfare?
It’s the kind of choice that climate change will be forcing over and over.
An archaeological dig is under way on what experts say is a very rare undisturbed Bronze Age burial mound in Lancashire.
Russian, American and Japanese astronauts enter the International Space Station.
A brief lull after Juno’s arrival at Jupiter gave scientists time to catch their breath before the spacecraft begins to peer deep inside the planet.
A giant cruise ship that costs as much as $120,000 per passenger will ply an once impassable Arctic route. Environmentalists, and safety experts, have some doubts.