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Mount Rainier's shrinking glaciers are exposing vast amounts of gravel and sediment.
Slow sunspot activity is blamed for the least-active period ever recorded for the phenomenon.
Potential finding uses data that push limits of current technology.
The aircraft was the first ever taken to Antarctica, in 1912.
As it enters its sixth year of service on Mars, NASA's rover may be permanently stuck in a sand trap.
New technology could allow the disabled to communicate using their own brain waves.
There is increased evidence that the Arctic could face seasonally ice-free conditions.
Researchers have been able to increase the oil content in tobacco plant leaves.
Honed measurements show age overshot by amount significant to earliest stage of formation.
Rare tortoises seem to have found themselves in the way of a huge solar-energy project.