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Wind Power Has its Limits, But It’s Not the Sky

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2012

Could existence of wind turbines slow the planet’s winds to the point where they couldn’t generate any more energy?

Image of the Day: Shelter Dogs Get New Leash on Life

  • Published: Sep 8th, 2012

High-energy shelter dogs are chosen & their energy is channeled into finding the scat of endangered species.

Global Warming Good for Biodiversity? Only at a Big Cost

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New study says there's more biodiversity in a warmer world, but only after wiping out many existing species.

Image of the Day: Tiny Robots to Repair the Reefs

  • Published: Sep 3rd, 2012

Scottish researchers are developing small underwater robots that could be sent in swarms to save coral reefs.

Image of the Day: Lingering Night-Shining Clouds

  • Published: Sep 1st, 2012

These night-shining clouds made of tiny ice particles are so high up they're still illuminated by the Sun long after sunset.

Image of the Day: Birds Fly North for the Winter?

  • Published: Aug 27th, 2012

UK Scientists report colonies of birds and some insects are moving north in response to climate change.

Image of the Day: Surrealistic Swirls in the Sky

  • Published: Aug 20th, 2012

A satellite image takes on a surreal quality as it reveals swirling clouds in a pattern known as a "von Karman vortex street."

Image of the Day: This Gecko Won’t Hold His Tongue

  • Published: Aug 13th, 2012

Some lizard populations are going extinct and the cause, scientists suspect, is climate change.