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Deep freeze kills game fish in Great Lakes
April 16, 2014
For some areas of the Midwest, where temperatures were exceedingly low, the ice was up to three feet thick throughout the winter.
 
Tiny new ice moon birthed from Saturn's rings
April 16, 2014
Discovery may help explain how planets form in a solar system.
 
Jaw-dropping 'blood moon' awes skywatchers
April 16, 2014
A stunning view of the moon.
 
Amazon forests vulnerable to drought and fire, new study concludes
April 16, 2014
The Amazon remains vulnerable.
 
'The Nation's T. rex' finally arrives at Smithsonian for a 50-year visit
April 16, 2014
Fossil will replace Museum's life-size replica.
 
China's smog could be responsible for harsher weather in United States
April 16, 2014
Man-made air pollution kills millions of people every year, but a new study suggests that poor air quality in India and China could be impacting the U.S.
 
Food texture influences our perception of calories, study finds
April 16, 2014
Brands interested in promoting the health benefits of their products can call attention to texture, in addition to drawing attention to low-calorie foods.
 
Check it out: FDA approves drug to treat type 2 diabetes
April 16, 2014
Tanzeum is designed to enhance glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes.
 
Researchers devise way to generate solar power in the dark
April 16, 2014
The photoswitches behave as rechargeable thermal batteries, taking in energy from the sun, storing it indefinitely, and then releasing it on demand.
 
New image reveals impacts of Saturn's dizzying winds
April 16, 2014
The winds shape distinctive bands and zones that enclose the planet's pole, in addition to its famed hexagon.
 
New study says humans are 'over the hill' at 24
April 15, 2014
The researchers investigated the digital performance records of 3,305 StarCraft 2 players, ranging in age from 16 to 44.
 
Neil deGrasse Tyson takes 'Cosmos' into unseen world, climate change
April 15, 2014
The "Cosmos" host returns for another week of science.
 
More detailed microscopic imaging technique gets help from ophthalmology and astronomy
April 15, 2014
A new look at a small world.
 
Computer models shed light on the arachnids of prehistory
April 15, 2014
A look at early arachnids.