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Mar 5, 2015 07:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
By mapping the distribution of water and 'semi-heavy water' over the Martian surface, scientists have revealed that the red planet had an ancient ocean covering nearly 20 percent of its landmass.
Feb 24, 2015 12:33 PM ET
When the moon hits our eye it's less a pizza pie than a big, shiny tidal engine, tugging Earth enough to create the tides we see rolling on and off our beaches. Are other factors at play in Earth's tides? You might be surprised.
Feb 24, 2015 08:00 AM ET // AFP
Scientists found plastic deep inside the coral and worried the substance could hurt the creature's ability to digest normal food.
Feb 21, 2015 10:49 AM ET // Discovery News
From ruby-red seadragons to one-way trips to Mars, look back and catch up on what you may have missed. Continue reading →
Feb 23, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Climate change could push some shellfish over the edge.
Feb 19, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The newly discovered seadragon was found by accident, pointing up the potential for finding new ocean life. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Humans are throwing enough plastic into the world's oceans to cover Manhattan in coffee stirrers and plastic bags, 34 times over.
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