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07 February 2011, 09:55 AM ET
Songs vary by location and genetic relationship between species.
26 January 2011, 02:23 PM ET
Close-up of lizard in a rainforest.
27 January 2011, 02:23 PM ET
Zebra in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
27 January 2011, 02:26 PM ET
Two Cheetah cubs in the tall grass.
27 January 2011, 02:56 PM ET
In northwestern Saudi Arabia, east of the Red Sea port city of Umm Lajj, lies a field of volcanic lava known as Harratt Lunayyir. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this false-colo
27 January 2011, 02:48 PM ET
Off the coast of Argentina, two strong ocean currents stirred up a colorful brew of floating nutrients and microscopic plant life. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of a massive phytopla
01 February 2011, 02:47 PM ET
The circular pattern to the clouds, which stretches from Ohio to Florida and from Arkansas to the Atlantic Coast, was caused by the flow of air around a sprawling high-pressure ridge centered in western Virginia, North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. This
01 February 2011, 02:59 PM ET
While most of Algeria is desert, along the Mediterranean coast, hills and mountains abound. On Dec. 17, 2010 the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA's Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured this natural-color image of the green hills. The Oued Che
01 February 2011, 03:04 PM ET
On Sept. 13, 2003, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA's Terra satellite captured this view of the now-dormant Anyuyskiy Volcano in far eastern Russia. (Vegetation appears bright green; bare rocks and ice app
02 February 2011, 10:50 AM ET
This image, captured on Dec. 13, 2010 by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA's Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite, shows icebergs along the Princess Ragnhild Coast in East Antarctica.
26 January 2011, 02:32 PM ET
With thousands of species of ants crawling beneath your feet every day, in cities and rural areas, you'd think we'd know our six-legged pals. But of course they're tiny and many don't make a peep. So here's a close-up glance at the lives of ants, some ben
26 January 2011, 03:32 PM ET
Sharks can be deadly and in many ways mysterious. But in the 35 years since "Jaws" first terrified movie-goers, (the movie was released June 20, 1975) science has revealed much about sharks, their evolution, and how they work.
26 January 2011, 03:36 PM ET
The Mariner Engery oil platform that erupted into flames in the Gulf Thursday has reportedly taken no lives, with all crew workers rescued and no signs of a leak. Even so, the accident, on the heels of the months-long Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, has sp
26 January 2011, 03:42 PM ET
The Northeastern U.S. had record heat in 2010, with many cities enduring their own all-time hottest year since records began being kept. Rankings show how each of these areas fared temperature-wise compared with past annual temperatures for that area.
26 January 2011, 07:13 PM ET
Weird science produces monster mice.
26 January 2011, 07:24 PM ET
Structure of DNA molecule, and how the newly discovered arsenic-eating bacteria is different.
26 January 2011, 07:28 PM ET
Table of data showing suicide data for US National Parks
26 January 2011, 07:31 PM ET
The dangers in introducing icy frozen turkeys to a pot of searing hot fry oil. Just part of our wall to wall Thanksgiving coverage.
27 January 2011, 11:30 AM ET
The Human Development Index, a part of the Measure of America 2010-2011 report, released Nov. 10 reveals the well-being of U.S. states, congressional districts, ethnic and racial groups, as well as men and women. The index, which goes from 0 to 10, focuse
27 January 2011, 11:35 AM ET
Federal funding for basic science, including stem-cell research and climate-change studies, could hinge on what happens in the newly Republican-controlled House of Representatives. However, if the past is any guide, dollars allocated for science will tran
27 January 2011, 11:44 AM ET
This week marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which on Aug. 29 made landfall on the Gulf Coast near New Orleans, La. Levee failures and an enormous storm surge resulted in the flooding of much of the city. LiveScience takes a look at wha
27 January 2011, 02:04 PM ET
Here's a look under the hood at how officials, and their robots, are trying to stem the flow of oil leaking from the well beneath the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico, after the rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and then sank on April 22, 2010. This graphic wa
21 April 2009, 10:11 AM ET
A look at how Earth is fairing and what progress has been made to cure its ills.
27 January 2011, 11:40 AM ET
Bedbugs are increasingly becoming a health problem in New York City and elsewhere. The pests don't pack diseases, but they carry social stigma and a ferocious capacity to bite, bite, bite, not to mention surviving pest-control efforts. Here's a look at th
27 January 2011, 02:01 PM ET
The collapse of a roof in the Chilean gold mine has left 33 trapped miners awaiting rescue by a borehole that is expected to take months to complete. Here's a layout of the mining accident and some of the deepest man-made and natural mines and wells.