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Video shows rare total solar eclipse

NASA video shot from Union Glacier in Antartica on Dec. 4, shows the moon passing in front of the sun, creating a rare total solar eclipse.

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Numerous conservation and animal protection groups are also offering a combined $26,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the poisonings.

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current’s faster circulation will change the way heat is distributed in the oceans and affect marine life, scientists suggest.

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As a virus evolves to become more transmissible, it generally “loses” traits that are likely to cause severe disease, researchers said.

Several countries imposed travel restrictions to stop the spread of the omicron variant, but the WHO says the move only works “at the beginning of an outbreak.

The "xenobots" could already move around, display collective behavior and heal themselves. Research released Monday suggests that the cell clumps can also be engineered to sustain themselves for at least five generations.

It features over 70 artifacts and goes back a whopping 4,000 years to the earliest days of counting and computation.

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What does your brain look like on wine, milkshakes and kale juice?

NASA is launching a spacecraft head-on into an asteroid, hoping to change the space rock's orbit. It is a test in case we really need to smack one out of the way someday.

It could explain formation of icy planets such as Uranus and Neptune.

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Americans are preparing to knuckle down and stuff their faces, come what may. But what does this delicious debauchery do to your body?

The bear places his paws on what appears to be a freezer, stands on his hind legs and looks around as if waiting to be served.

The Argentine woman is the second known person whose immune system may have eliminated all viable virus from her body.

Katelyn Van Dyke had such memory loss from long covid that she could not remember first dates with her boyfriend, even after looking at photos.

The big cats were one of the Nebraska zoo’s main attractions, delivering a dose of mountain majesty to the Great Plains for years.

NASA mission will take measurements of the water vapor and warm air that, pumped into the atmosphere, forms clouds and fuels extreme weather.

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The sea lions have turned up in unexpected places, including a golf course and a forest.

Giant "murder" hornets can decimate entire beehives, but scientists have discovered another way bees can defend themselves: by screaming.

Scientists published a paper on Nov. 10 detailing the alarm noise honey bees make to alert the hive when a giant hornet attacks.

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