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  • A plant-based oil herder could provide a greener option for corralling oil spills such as the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. | NOAA / CC BY 2.0 A new compound containing a plant-based molecule could make crude oil spill cleanup a little easier on the environment, a new study...
  • New genetic tools that trace confiscated ivory back to the elephant populations from which it came might help law enforcement agencies crack down on poaching, researchers say. The technology has already identified two areas in Africa that have been fueling the world's illegal ivory trade since...
  • Researchers filmed the hawkmoth under different light conditions as it fed from a 3D, robotic flower. | Science /AAAS The vision of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta — an agile insect flyer that feeds on nectar — is finely tuned to the swaying of flowers in the breeze, a new study shows. These findings...
  • A new analysis of Triceratops fossils reveals that the teeth of these iconic, three-horned dinosaurs were more complex than previously realized, rivaling the most advanced mammalian teeth, such those of horses and bison, in sophistication. The study appears in the 5 June issue of Science Advances...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan approaches the Philippines on November 7, 2013. Tropical cyclones like Haiyan have become more powerful since the 1970s.| NASA Warming ocean temperatures seem to have intensified storms in the northwestern Pacific by about 10% in the past two decades, according to a new study...
  • The Tara Oceans expedition is the first global study of marine plankton, a project that expedition researchers compared to "taking the pulse of the planet." | Slideshow by AAAS/ Carla Schaffer Following perhaps the largest DNA sequencing effort ever undertaken for ocean science, a multinational...
  • Birds and mammals aren't the only vertebrate animals with warm hearts, it seems. There's also the opah, a deep-water fish that uses heat from its muscles to keep its heart — and the rest of its body — warmer than surrounding waters. The opah uses an ingeniously stacked network of blood vessels at...
  • Facebook users are exposed to more content that challenges their political beliefs than previously suspected, according to the new Science study. | Marcus Quigmire / CC BY-SA 2.0 Individuals are their own chief censors when it comes to the kind of political news they see on the social media site,...