Thanks, climate change! Galápagos penguins doubled

Here’s something to lift your spirits: the dramatic recovery of the threatened Galápagos penguin...

Clumps of particles mimic how planets form

Physicists have considerable evidence on how particles gather together in massive clumps to form...

Scientists solve mystery of how earthworms digest toxins

While scientists have known that earthworms are capable of digesting fallen leaves and other...

India bans nearly 860 porn sites

In a move made to protect children, India’s government has effectively blocked access to...

EPA, President Obama officially announce Clean Power Plan

On Monday, President Obama and EPA administrator Gina McCarthy officially unveiled the final version of the administration’s Clean Power Plan, a set of regulations...

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Facebook coders compete to create ‘ultimate' Mario level

More than 150 Facebook employees recently pooled their talents in an attempt to create the ultimate Super Mario video...

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Bonobos communicate similarly to human babies, study finds

Wild bonobos, the primates most closely related to humans, use a high-pitched type of call to communicate in a...

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Becoming a father before 25 increases risk of mid-life death

Becoming a father before your 25th birthday could be hazardous to your health, according to a new paper published...