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Corn for Home Heat: A Green Idea That Never Quite Popped
Some enterprising Americans burn kernels to keep warm in winter, but there's a reason the green heating concept hasn't taken off.
What You Don't Know About History's Most Famous Scientists
In the 11th and 12th centuries, Muslim scientists were way ahead of contemporaries in Christian Europe.
Chilean Birdman Leads Efforts to Save Seabird in World's Driest Desert
This little guy symbolizes protection of nature and resilience in the harshest of conditions, says naturalist.
Why Are Elephants and Other Animals So Wrinkly?
Loose skin helps African elephants keep cool and naked mole rats burrow underground, for starters.
Colossal 280-Pound Catfish Caught in Italy
The wels catfish is Europe's largest freshwater fish.
Blue or White Dress? Why We See Colors Differently
Color blind or optical illusion? Scientists offer clues as to why people see different colors in the same dress.
ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq
Islamic militants have destroyed priceless statues in Iraq. What was lost, and why is it important?
New Theory Behind Dozens of Craters Found in Siberia
Scientists say melting pingos, and not methane hydrates, are likely to blame for the dramatic craters.
Corpse Bride: Lizard Necrophilia Reported in Brazil
A recent report of a male black-and-white tegus attempting to mate with a dead female in Brazil raises the question: Why are some animals necrophiliacs?
He Led the CIA to bin Laden—and Unwittingly Inspired a Backlash Against Vaccines
Pakistani doctor helped lead the CIA to bin Laden—and unwittingly inspired a backlash against vaccines.
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