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Feb 24, 2015 05:03 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Last night, the third stage of a spent Chinese rocket returned into the atmosphere in grand fashion, sparking a family of spectacular fireballs as it incinerated over the western part of North America.
Feb 23, 2015 11:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Things are looking up for the world's rarest cat, whose population has doubled in number over the past decade.
Feb 19, 2015 11:50 AM ET // AFP
China's coming lunar new year has stirred a debate over which zodiac creature is the correct one.
Feb 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest animal ancestors were a tiny but tough group, reveals newly discovered remains of the world's first tree-dwelling and subterranean mammal ancestors. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2015 10:20 AM ET // AFP
According to Mongolian historians, much of the series' plot plays fast and loose with the facts.
Jan 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET
It's a long-range plan -- like 50 years long! -- but China has begun making serious noises about mining the moon for a form of helium that's rare here but not so rare on our little lunar buddy.
Jan 12, 2015 02:20 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon.
Jan 12, 2015 08:26 AM ET
This nation surrounded by water patrols its coastal seas with a defense force and is strong relative to its geographic neighborhood, but it's a bit more modestly powerful in global terms. Trace explains.
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