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The Ring Nebula, a favorite of amateur astronomers, can now be seen in sharper detail thanks to a new image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.Add your comments
The landfill would have been surrounded on three sides by the national park, which is internationally known for its otherworldly, spindly Joshua trees.
A glow-in-the-dark cockroach and the smallest vertebrate on Earth are just two of the top-10 newly discovered species selected as the most fascinating life forms.
Santa Monica based Heal the Bay’s annual Beach Report Card is out. While the group found cleaner beaches in LA county, the dirtiest spots are familiar ones.
Adam Steltzner, an engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, offers insight into how close 'Star Trek' tech is to becoming a reality.
The plant has been under scrutiny following pipe leaks that led to the plant being shut down, but back in happier times, they made a “Star Trek”-themed safety video.
Keeping Japan's meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in stable condition requires a cast of thousands but the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers.
UC Riverside students created an air pollution control device that can be attached to almost any lawn mower engine.
A new study by anthropologist Andrew Irving attempts to get inside the inner workings of the mind to understand the human thought process.
Hundreds of wind farms worldwide slow operations after huge turbine blades fell in Southern California and Iowa.
A species of frogs once used to test for signs of human life is now contributing to the spread of a fatal disease among a wide variety of California wildlife.
LA's next mayor will face the challenge of increasing the local supply of water, maintaining momentum on mass transit projects, and fighting pollution in toxic hotspots.
For the first time, a human pandemic virus strain has been found in marine mammals. H1N1 has been found in elephant seals off the central coast of California.
Political and business leaders are gathering on a billionaire's private island Friday to back a program aimed at expanding protection for the Caribbean's imperiled coasts and waters.
California researchers say that a flat frog imported from Africa decades ago carries a deadly fungus responsible for a worldwide amphibian plague.