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Space shuttle Discovery's crew received the first-ever live wake-up call in the history of the shuttle program Tuesday as it heads home to Earth after completing its final mission.
Evidence for a diversified sea-based economy among North American inhabitants is emerging from three sites on California's Channel Islands.
The Smithsonian has brought together more than 202,000 wildlife photos from seven projects conducted by Smithsonian researchers and their colleagues into one searchable website.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel laureate Sir John Sulston is chairing a new effort by the United Kingdom's Royal Society to study the impact of population dynamics on sustainable development.
New report explores escalating confrontation over resources with global implications WASHINGTON, Feb.
Sleeping Beauty's kingdom was overgrown by vines when she fell into a deep sleep.
New Wilson Center Publication Explores China's Energy and Climate Trends WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010 China achieved number one status in two infamous categories: energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Scientists suggest that an extinct flightless bird from Jamaica fought rivals and predators using wings which evolved into clubs.
Our Sun can be a menace when it sends out powerful solar blasts of radiation towards the Earth.
Dr Brian Geoffrey Marsden passed away Thursday, Nov 18 at the age of 73 following a prolonged illness.
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