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AP (June 5, 2015) Even before California Governor Jerry Brown ordered statewide water cutbacks due to the historic drought, homeowners have been finding ways to save water. That includes "greywater" systems, recycling ... watch video
Reuters (July 7, 2013) A pilot program placing 20 endangered Tasmanian devils in selected zoos around the world is about to be launched as part of an effort to save the species from extinction. A virulent facial cancer has ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Aug. 25, 2015) Conservancy hopes IVF will save the nearly-extinct northern white rhino, but needs money make it happen. Katie Sargent reports.
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Deutsche Welle (May 16, 2013) Bees supply us with honey and pollinate flowers. But more and more of them are dying off. Diseases, mold, and mildew -- but also insecticides -- are being blamed for their demise. Now the ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 15, 2012) With the US coming out of the fourth warmest winter on record, gardens across the Northeast are seeing some flowers bloom four weeks ahead of schedule. But while an early spring may lift the spirits ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 29, 2013) After spending the winter in sunny Africa, storks arriving at their traditional breeding grounds in Poland this spring are literally ruffling their feathers to keep out the bitter cold. Instead of ... watch video
Feb. 11, 2016 A recent study provides new evidence that larvae swim faster, straighter and more consistently in a common direction when together in a group. The research is the first to ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Toxins from harmful algae are present in Alaskan marine food webs in high enough concentrations to be detected in marine mammals such as whales, walruses, sea lions, seals, ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Researchers have adapted a retractable protein polymer -- found naturally in certain bacteria -- to mechanically rupture cell membranes, which could lead to new drug delivery methods and other ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Considerably more of the fossil record of creatures such as mammoths, mastodons, camels, horses and ground sloths has been lost in what is now the continental United States ... read more
Dec. 1, 2015 Purple wasn't just for royalty. The dye industry of the 19th century was fast-moving and international, according to a state-of-the-art analysis of four purple dresses. A new study reveals that ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 Workplace reactions to same-sex relationships suggest that legal recognition has done little to erode the marginalization many LGB people face, new research from a sociologist concludes. Researchers ... read more
Apr. 17, 2014 A statistical analysis of the gift 'fulfillments' at several hundred online wedding gift registries suggests that wedding guests are caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to ... read more
Sep. 13, 2012 In the first scientific study to test whether doubts about getting married are more likely to lead to an unhappy marriage and divorce, UCLA psychologists report that when women have doubts before ... read more