Feral pig

Texas Is Apparently Dealing With An Out-Of-Control Hog Problem

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller wants to use a controversial pesticide to get rid of feral pigs.


A bumblebee
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Bumblebees Are Better Problem Solvers Than We Thought

An artist's conception of the planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1.

In A Way, NASA's Latest Discovery Is Special Because It's Not

Fruit and vegetables
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You Should Be Eating Way More Fruits And Veggies Than You Think

Nikola Motor Company has been working on the Nikola One, a zero-emission 18-wheeler that gets a range of up to 1,200 miles.
Nikola Motor Company

Electric Is The Future For Semis, Garbage Trucks And Buses

SpaceX Dragon ship

SpaceX Tried (And Failed) To Dock Its Cargo Pod On The ISS

Planet facing star

NASA Announces 7 New Planets

Dolly the sheep
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Since Dolly The Sheep, We're More OK With Cloning — Just Not Humans

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person.
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A Mosquito-Spit Vaccine Could Protect You From Multiple Diseases

Baby in a bed
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Good News: Life Expectancy Could Increase In 35 Countries

Pump jacks and wells where gas and oil are extracted using fracking
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Fracking Study: Scientists Say More Uniform Spill Reporting Needed

Model wearing leggings made from water bottles
Girlfriend Collective

A New Way To Save The Planet? Leggings Made From Water Bottles

Forest elephants in Africa
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Richard Ruggiero

Protected Land Isn't Keeping African Forest Elephants Safe

Origami police shield
Brigham Young University

How Origami Helped Engineer A Lightweight, Bulletproof Shield

High definition of Pluto's surface

NASA Scientists Want To Make Pluto Great — Er, A Planet Again

Bao Bao the giant panda
Smithsonian National Zoo

Are Conservation Efforts Really Saving Pandas?

A panda cub
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Where To Go To See A Giant Panda In The US

Cosmic rays hitting Earth's atmosphere.
U Chicago / NASA

Cosmic Rays May Be Why Your Phone Crashed

Bill Gates
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Bill Gates Thinks Robots Should Pay Taxes Like The Rest Of Us

Animated version of objects lost in space
Newsy / Danny Matteson

The Coolest, Weirdest Stuff Humans Put In Space

Extinct wooly mammoth is depicted standing on a plane
Rob Pongsajapan / CC BY 2.0

A Form Of Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Might Be Closer Than We Thought

Astronaut John Glenn in front of the Friendship 7 spacecraft

John Glenn Made History — Without A College Degree

snow on ski slopes
Archiv SLF

The Northern Hemisphere Is Getting Less Snow, And That's A Big Problem

Earth as seen from orbit
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A Warming Climate Will Make It Harder To Stay Healthy

Babies in a hospital
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Air Pollution Could Be Contributing To Millions Of Premature Births

Lemur climbing a tree
Stacey Tecot

Why Scientists Developed Facial Recognition For Lemurs

New Zealand from space

Australia And New Zealand Might Not Be Part Of The Same Continent

Mark Zuckerberg
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Zuckerberg Wants Facebook To Stand Against Anti-Globalization Movement

SLS rocket on launch pad

Whether It's To The Moon Or Mars, NASA Wants Astronauts Flying Soon

A bald eagle is released in Washington, D.C.
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Why The Endangered Species Act Can Be So Controversial

Turtle swimming
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The Ocean Is Losing Oxygen; Here's How It's Affecting Sea Life