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A complex network of skull bones, ligaments and muscles allows a snake to swallow prey with bodies much larger than the sinuous predator's own head.
Using 10 years of data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the team of astronomers concluded that there is more gas coming into our galaxy than leaving it.
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Around 400,000 years ago, humans set aside bones filled with tasty grease and marrow, storing them like canned soup for later meals.
A man who felt a tickling and scratching sensation in his ear soon discovered something horrifying: A spider had crawled into his ear.
Here's a look at why more women don't win more Nobel Prizes in science, an issue that involves women's exclusion from education and careers in science.
Two mummies have been unearthed in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the cemetery holding the tomb of King Tut and other Egyptian royalty.
The grim future of new TNT sci-fi series "Snowpiercer" began with climate change. Could our rapidly warming world undergo a global deep freeze?
More than two dozen people have died in connection with an outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses across the U.S.
A fast-moving visitor is approaching our cosmic neighborhood. Dubbed 2019 SX5, this near-Earth object is about the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
The diminutive size of the extinct human relative called the Hobbit, or Homo floresiensis, could come down to really fast evolution.
A new meteorite addition to the Field Museum's collection resembles a malodorous mud brick, but it holds important clues about the origins of life on Earth.
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