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Alternative sanitation systems are making use of creatures that find homes in human poop.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A low angle shot of seal atop the sea ice. It has been equipped with a sensor.

These massive holes in the ice, known as polynyas, may appear more often as climate change advances.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

High-speed video shows how far one drop of water really goes.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

A new study highlights the magnitude of transmission lines' potential negative effects on the forest.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Critical ecosystem’s first global height measurement could aid climate change fight.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

While leadership upheaval grabs headlines, the NEON project's network of observatories is quietly starting to yield results.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Picture of desalination plant in Dubai

Desalination's leftovers may negatively affect oceans and ecosystems.

James Gaines, Contributor

Omnivores' diets may depend on the amount of salt in their environments.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists find the signatures of war on the edge of space.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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