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Lion Kills Lioness In Dallas Zoo: Frustration Of Captivity May Have Led To Gruesome Attack
Nov 19, 2013 16:15 PM E
Being confined in close quarters with unrelated lions may have led to the slaying of a five-year old lioness by a member of her pride.
Fossil of Dinosaurs Battling to the Death Could Fetch Millions in Auction
Violent Tableaux of Two Fossilized 'Deuling Dinosaurs' Engaged in Death Struggle Could Fetch $8M at Auction
Nov 18, 2013 18:21 PM E
The "dueling dinosaurs" fossil, which even includes some skin, may solve some mysteries about the T-Rex.
Feldspar on Mars Could Mean That Granite Was There, Too
Mars May Have Granite From Red Planet's Tumultuous Volcanic History
Nov 18, 2013 16:16 PM E
A debate has begun as to whether feldspar on Mars indicates the presence of granite or whether feldspar just indicates feldspar.
From Paradise to Inferno
Amazon Deforestation Increases by 28%; Brazilian Environmental Minister Calls For Action
Nov 15, 2013 15:00 PM E
Brazilian Enironmental Minister Izabella Teixeira said Thursday Brazil would respect international conventions calling for a stark reduction in Amazonian deforestation, adding that Brazil's commitment is not only to overturn any increase in deforestation but to eliminate deforestation altogether.
Deforestation Progression Over a 12 Years
Hi-Tech Google Map Shows Frightening Pace of Global Deforestation
Nov 15, 2013 11:13 AM E
A new map, created with the aid of satellite imagery and Google Maps know-how, reveals a damning picture of 12 years of global deforestation. On the positive side, its images are at such high resolutions that they can be used by local municipalities to shape environmental policy.
Death By Curiosity Kills Oldest Living Creature
Oldest Living Creature Killed By Over-Zealous Marine Biologist Who Pried It Open To Get A Better Look
Nov 14, 2013 15:50 PM E
A marine biologist inadvertantly killed a 507-year old bi-valve, the oldest living creature, calling to mind the felling of a 5,0000-year old tree, the oldest living tree at the time.
Bar-tailed Godwit in breeding plummage
Migrating Birds Affected By Global Warming: Newer Generations Are Nesting and Hatching Earlier
Nov 13, 2013 10:27 AM E
Some migrating birds are still arriving at their breeding and nesting sites like clockwork. But, their youngsters are leaving earlier on their spring migration. And parents are equipping them to do this by nesting earlier.
Satellite Re-Enters The Atmosphere Above The Falkland Islands
GOCE Satellite Re-enters Atmosphere, Mostly Disintegrates, And Sinks Into The Atlantic Ocean
Nov 12, 2013 12:41 PM E
A European satellite that spent four years circling earth just on the other side of its atmosphere, made a spectacular homecoming Monday.
Satellite, Mission Completed, About to Reenter The Atmosphere
Satellite Will Fall To Earth Sunday Night: Parts Will Land Somewhere On The Planet
Nov 09, 2013 00:29 AM E
European Space Agency's Satellite, Its Mission Accomplished, Will Get A Viking's Funeral As it Reenters The Atmosphere
This Yellow Warbler Couldn't Stand The Sounds of Cars in National Parks
Sounds of Traffic Stress Most Migrating Birds, Study Finds
Nov 08, 2013 09:55 AM E
Even the sounds of traffic in our National Parks are scaring birds away.
Salty mud may  have offered the perfect environment for the beginning of life on earth
Life On Earth Could Have Gotten Its Start In Primordial Mud
Nov 05, 2013 17:56 PM E
Oceanic clay would have done a good job of protecting the stuff of pre-life, researchers at Cornell show.
Global Warming Is Melting The Polar Bear Habitat
Why Polar Bears Are Attacking Canadians: Melting Habitat May Be Bringing Bears Into Contact With Humans
Nov 04, 2013 17:16 PM E
Two people were injured in the latest polar bear attack as diminishing sea ice forces hungry bears to increasingly look for food on land.
Mt. Sinabung in Indonesia spews smoke Sunday
Mount Sinabung, Indonesia Volcano, Erupts Again, Spurring Mass Evacuations Of Locals [PHOTOS]
Nov 04, 2013 10:32 AM E
Mount Sinabung , a volcano in the Indonesian area of North Sumatra erupted and sent about 1,300 people for cover Sunday.
Dark Matter Comprises 26% of our Universe
Proof for Dark Matter's Existence Eludes Physicists Again, Even Though it's Supposed to Make Up 26% of the Universe
Nov 04, 2013 09:50 AM E
Physicists in former gold mine in South Dakota Will Redouble Their Efforts to Find Evidence of Universe Scaffold
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