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October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

First photos of water on Pluto puzzling scientists

Scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto. But it was not until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about the color and...

October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas

A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to...

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

Ice sheet bigger than Texas, California discovered on Mars

Researchers discover an ice sheet on Mars that looks bigger than Texas and California cities of US.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

Scientists discover how the obesity gene works (video)

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.