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

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Squirrel pokes its head out from a green garbage can, carrying a morsel of food in its mouth.

Animals are often able to adapt to their human-influenced surroundings with remarkable ease.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

The image shows two clear, water-filled balls sparking while they are being microwaved.

Physicists figured out why grapes and water-filled beads make sparks in the microwave.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers use a more environmentally friendly approach to make larger see-through wood panels than before.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The dragon's large belly holds clues about how stars form -- and how the process stops.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Oxytocin-deficient animals point to deep links between social behavior and the need to keep warm.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Researchers match recent and future climates to show what American cities will be like in 60 years.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Image of several large stones standing upright near the seashore.

New research suggests the idea of stone megaliths was spread by a mysterious seafaring culture from northwest France.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research suggests that the language you speak may affect how you form memories -- even when the memory has nothing to do with words.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer