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A new study suggests certain nanoparticles could help salt-stressed plants grow, but the overall picture remains complicated.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

On Maryland's Eastern Shore, researchers are testing how well methods to limit agricultural pollution to the Chesapeake Bay actually work.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

New research changes our understanding of how humidity influenced the evolution of the human nose.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Gold medalist Vincent Hancock of the United States of America in the Skeet Men Finals during Day 7 of the ISSF World Cup Shotgun on March 23, 2013 in Acapulco, Mexico.

Scientists argue non-toxic alternatives such as steel would keep many tons of lead out of the environment each year.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Scientists develop a new "green" method for cleaning up a decades-long environmental mess.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Scientists place some of the world's most bizarre and beautiful soil dwellers on display.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Swimming in a straight line, not weaving, could indicate a problem.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Did you know you can "eClimb" the summit of Grand Teton?

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) are found throughout Central America. 

Scientists are combining new technologies to reveal how the animals use tree canopies.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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