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Diver's delight: From oil rig to teeming fish habitat

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

By July 30, 2014

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Google Maps shows polar bears in their natural habitat (Video)

The Google Maps team collect 360-degree Street View imagery from Churchill, Manitoba, home of one of the world's largest polar bear populations. In a video provided by Google, you can see the specially designed Tundra Buggy as it comes across the bears.

February 27, 2014

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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One of Saturn's moons might have warm enough water for life, research shows

Scientists think that particles found by the Cosmic Dust Analyzer on the Cassini spacecraft could hint at a watery world where life could thrive on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons.

By March 11, 2015

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Watch penguins get all aflutter over iPad games

At Aquarium of the Pacific, aviculturists discover penguins love playing iPad games meant for cats. No word if they've mastered Angry Birds.

By January 5, 2015

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European Space Agency wants to 3D-print a moon base

What if you could use 3D-printing technology to build a fully habitable base on the moon? The European Space Agency is trying to make that a reality.

By November 6, 2014

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Adorable penguin rover uses chick disguise to get in close

Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.

By November 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 067: Inflatable space hotels, ultra-realistic CG, a chameleon jacket, and more

Bigelow's "BEAM" is an expandable module for the International Space Station hoping to be a stepping stone towards commercial space accommodations, but the current $50 million price tag is a little astronomical. So...Kickstarter to send us to space, anyone?

By October 13, 2014

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The reason Mars One colonists could die will surprise you

Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.

By October 9, 2014

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Inflatable private room to dock to ISS, commercialise space

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module is on track to launch in 2015, and will be attached to the International Space Station to test the technology.

By October 6, 2014