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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015


Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015


The fins and the furious: Fish are nature's top athletes, study says

Scientists suggest that a fish's ability to quickly disperse oxygen through its body makes it the ultimate athlete. Oh yeah? Let's see a pirate perch go three rounds with Ronda Rousey.

By October 6, 2015


'Totoro' creator Hayao Miayazaki to build a 'nature park' for children

The Studio Ghibli animation giant has announced plans to build an interactive park where children can enjoy nature.

By September 10, 2015


Mother Nature's fury as seen from space (pictures)

Normally we see the devastation natural disasters visit on neighborhoods and cities, but our outposts in orbit show the full scope of their destructive power.

10 Images By August 22, 2015


Turn a stick into a sword with the Nature Sabre sword creator

A humble branch becomes a mighty sword of truth with a clever silicone handle meant to spark imaginative journeys.

By September 17, 2015


Nature's patterns: Golden spirals and branching fractals

Certain patterns, such as the fractal, are repeated over and over in nature -- with some spectacular contrasts on wildly different scales.

12 Images By April 10, 2015


Aural ecstasy: Focal Sphear in-ear headphones

A smooth tonal balance and an extra-comfy fit distinguish the Focal Sphear in-ear headphones from the competition.

By October 10, 2015


Natural selection: Mama robot builds self-evolving baby-bots

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have built a robot that can build other robots, test them, and improve on the results.

By August 18, 2015


Devastating natural disasters as seen from space (pictures)

From the Nepal earthquake to the domestic devastation in Seaside Heights, N.J., these satellite images show just how vicious Mother Nature can be.

14 Images By August 3, 2015