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Nov 22, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The techniques that Antarctic penguins use to avoid becoming living popsicles may soon be applied to airplane design. Continue reading →
Nov 9, 2015 03:55 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Giant mountains found on Pluto are believed to be volcanoes that spewed out ice and other volatiles, new research presented on Monday shows.
Nov 2, 2015 01:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists analyzing the spectacular high-resolution data streaming back from NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered something curious about a crater on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.
Oct 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Scientists have created a surface that takes three hours to frost under conditions that would normally create frost almost immediately.
Sep 15, 2015 12:08 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
While there have always been good and bad years for polar bears, scientists expect that there will be more bad years as the Arctic warms.
Sep 9, 2015 10:52 AM ET // AFP
The rapid melting of polar ice has sent activity in the inhospitable region into overdrive as nations eye newly viable gas, deposits and shipping routes.
Sep 8, 2015 01:15 PM ET // AFP
As the climate warms more microscopic pathogens could thaw and come back to life.
Sep 2, 2015 01:12 PM ET // staff
A thin layer of bright green slime at the bottom of an Antarctic lake is giving scientists a glimpse at life on Earth 2.4 billion years ago.
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