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Which Are Smarter, Red Squirrels or Gray Squirrels? Science Weighs In

An experiment comparing cousins from across the pond may help explain a British squirrel invasion.

America’s Most Toxic Town Is Not Where You Think

A small city in remote Alaska is working to reduce contamination from the nearby Red Dog Mine.

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot May Soon Disappear...

...or it may not. Scientists aren’t quite sure what will happen to the shrinking mega-storm.

Outrage Follows Mysterious Mass Bunny Murder

As volunteers close in on a solution for a community of abandoned pet rabbits, dozens of them were found poisoned in a park.

Maya Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.

These Bizarre Sea Creatures May Help Save Coral Reefs—If They Survive

Despite the ongoing plunder of the world’s sea cucumbers, the U.S. seems set on barring inspections of their exports.

Ancient Islanders Visited by Columbus Not 'Extinct,' Study Finds

By sequencing DNA in a 1,000-year-old tooth, researchers were able to find genetic matches between ancient and living populations in the Caribbean.

What You Need to Know About the Terra-Cotta Warrior's Stolen Thumb

The theft of an artifact that was part of an ancient royal mausoleum is causing international uproar.

Now People Who Need It Can Text for Food Aid

A startup in Chicago is rethinking the way low-income Americans apply for social services.

Long Before Trump, We Were Obsessed With Presidential Hair

Back in the day, getting a lock of a president’s hair was cool, not creepy.

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.

Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? It Smells Like Fish to Them

A sweeping look at 10 species of seabirds gives insight into why their numbers have plummeted over the past 60 years.

Lost Artwork Found Under Famous Picasso Painting

The discovery offers new insight into the creative process of the innovative artist.

How Color-Changing Animals Are Rebelling Against Climate Change

A new study finds "hot spots" where animals that turn white for the winter could thrive in a less snowy world.

Why Does Florida Keep Getting Sinkholes?

Several sinkholes opened up in a retirement community overnight, and authorities are working to fix the situation.

Black Panther's Secret Weapon Explained

Vibranium, the metal in the movie, doesn't exist in real life, but this substance might be the closest we can get.

First POV Video From a Minke Whale’s Back

Scientists finally got a camera on one of the small, elusive whales and can now see what their lives are like.

Alzheimer's Plaques Erased in Mice—What's Next?

The remarkable results suggest a route for future medications, but a great deal of work remains.

Deep Bore Into Antarctica Finds Freezing Ice, Not Melting as Expected

Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level.

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