Science

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By Tim Fernholz Given recent trends, you may think humans have mastered filling a planet’s atmosphere with carbon dioxide and heating it up. But scientists using...

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By Jeremy Rehm America's Endangered Species Act — which protects more than 2,000 plant, animal and insect species at risk of extinction — is under renewed...

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By Michael J. Coren The Earth is finite. Civilization’s appetite, it seems, is infinite. The Global Footprint Network (GFN) has been assessing just how much of the...

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By Loren Grush Mars hosts a huge underground aquifer of liquid water, according to a group of scientists who say they have found convincing evidence....

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By Jamie Jensen and Seth Bybee Why reject evolution? Humans have long wondered and debated the scientific and theological explanations for our world and the life...

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By Don Lincoln Water is literally the elixir of life. Without it, no Earthly living organism can survive. It's the reason that the Sahara and...

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By Quirin Schiermeier The Northern Hemisphere is sweating through another unusually hot summer. Japan has declared its record temperatures a natural disaster. Europe is baking under...

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By Jen Schwartz MONIQUE COLEMAN’S BASEMENT was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy churned into the mid-Atlantic region, pushing...

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By Meghan Bartels The total lunar eclipse today (July 27) won't be visible for people across North America, and bad weather could threaten even the...

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By Chelsea Gohd It's no secret that human activity is changing the climate, and one new study shows how our influence is seriously affecting Earth's seasons...