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Some bubbles grow to be more than a quarter-mile across.

Meeri Kim, Contributor

Scientists now know much more about the underground cavities in the sand that nearly killed a boy in 2013.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

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Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Understanding how seemingly solid rocks get squished could make mining and construction projects safer.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

Newly defined species that lived 90 million years ago represents a chimera -- or even the crab family's platypus, researchers say.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers find that hot ash, lava, boulders and gas can rush from a volcano at high speeds on a cushion of air.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Newly-discovered fossil deposit contains more than 50 unknown species from the Cambrian Explosion, when most complex body plans appeared.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Evidence of dark matter particles may be easier to find in ancient minerals than in the newest detectors.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Image shows a glowing orange-red star glowing in the background, as a dark planet looms in the foreground.

Planets closely orbiting red dwarf stars may have dynamic tectonic plates, making them more life-friendly than previously thought.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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