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Scientists measured temperatures of -137 Fahrenheit on the highest section of the East Antarctic ice divide. That's almost 10 degrees colder than the previous record.Add your comments
Candy with the right kind of bacteria might one day help fight off tooth decay. An experimental mint lowered the levels of cavity-causing bacteria found in saliva.
Totten Glacier is a massive ice sheet in Eastern Antarctica. It's shrinking much faster than other glaciers. New research looks at why.
Signs of a 3.5 billion-year-old freshwater lake near the Martian border show the body of water could have supported tiny organisms.
Las Vegas-based Moon Express just unveiled the design for a small robot spacecraft about the size of a coffee table that it says could move about the moon's surface powered only by solar panels and hydrogen peroxide.
New research suggests that as the level of acidity in the oceans rise, fish may start behaving very strangely.
A federal agency rules that construction of the Bakersfield-to-Fresno portion of the route can't begin before completion of a final environmental report.
About two years ago, David Peterson created a breathtaking video of the International Space Station flying over the Earth at night. The "sequel" might be even better.
Arizona's workplace safety agency recommended Wednesday that the state Forestry Division pay a nearly $560,000 fine in the deaths of 19 firefighters.
Only 10 percent of the amount of DDT expected to be in ocean sediment off Palos Verdes was found in the last round of testing.
After two aborted launches, the company's Falcon 9 booster lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the satellite into a geostationary orbit.
There are a lot of terms for abandoned fishing equipment. Some call it "derelict." Others call it "ghost gear." Whatever it's called, there's a lot of it, and it's harming ocean life.
There were hopes over the weekend that ISON might have survived its encounter with the sun. But "with more than a little sadness," the space agency declared the comet lost.
The mission has become a reason for national pride in the country. If successful, China would join the U.S. and the former Soviet Union as the only countries to achieve a soft landing on the moon.
L.A. Audubon’s Baldwin Hills initiative nurtures conservation in Dorsey High School students, while encouraging them to cross-pollinate their research with art.
The cub is 100 days old Sunday, which is when pandas are traditionally given a name. The name Bao Bao, which means precious or treasure, was chosen by the masses, who picked between five names.