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NASA is warning coastal Virginia residents not to touch any debris they find from Tuesday night's explosion and crash of a rocket and supply capsule headed for the International Space Station.
New York City's Staten Island is not the ideal place to be looking for frogs, especially in November. Most amphibians are already in hiding for the winter. But Brian Curry found one frog in that cold, hardwood forest swamp.
A species of Galapagos giant tortoises that numbered just 15 individuals 50 years ago, now has a healthy breeding population numbering over a thousand. The news is a rare bright spot at a time when the outlook for many species is increasingly bleak.
One species of lizard in Florida is proving to be quite the quick-change artist, and it's all because of good old-fashioned competition. In just 15 years, green anoles on some of Florida's islands began changing after non-native anoles barged in.
Only a few months ago was it revealed that the Australian humpback dolphin was now listed as a new species. Scientists have been studying these creatures for years, but it is just recently that they have found out just how truly unique they really are.
Surgeons in Australia have successfully transplanted hearts that had stopped beating, a major breakthrough in the process that had usually used only beating hearts. This could significantly increase the number of hearts available for transplantation.
Evidence of the very earliest and highest ice age settlement in the world has been unearthed in the Peruvian Andes recently. The site was found at an elevation almost 14,700 feet (4,500 meters) above sea level, and dates to 12,400 years ago.
Following a series of biosafety errors at federal research facilities, the U.S. government has temporarily halted funding for new studies into serious pathogens like influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses.
Scientists have identified brain activity patterns that appear to indicate when an unresponsive patient is conscious. The finding helps to characterize brain activity patterns that can identify signs of awareness in seemingly vegetative patients.