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Jul 30, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Asteroids and comets that repeatedly smashed into the early Earth covered the planet's surface with molten rock during its earliest days, but still may have left oases of water that could have supported the evolution of life, scientists say.
Jul 30, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The growing push to clear forests for palm oil cultivation in Africa may spell doom for that continent's great apes. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 01:46 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
California could be completely powered by renewable energy, according to a plan that uses available technology. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 05:35 AM ET
We love it, we live on it, we breathe it deeply, but what the heck is air, and how did where did it come from?
Jul 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sunday's fatal lightning strike at Venice Beach is a tragic reminder of how important it is to be safe during a thunderstorm. Continue reading →
Jul 27, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach.
Jul 23, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
Some experts are worried about wine cork quality, which has been mysteriously in decline for almost 20 years.
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