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The long-beaked echidna is thought to live only in New Guinea. But now there's evidence that Australia might also be home to the rare, egg-laying mammal.
A real-life "vampire," a spider swarm, and miniature chameleons are featured in the most popular news galleries of 2012.
The largest fault slip ever seen—which touched off the Japanese tsunami—came courtesy of slippery clay that "greased the wheels," say experts.
Maryn McKenna on public health and infectious disease
A conversation with authors of new books that explore our world.
"Super-Earth" planets (those one to four times as wide as Earth) can be either rocky like our home or gassy like Neptune.
As most of humanity moves to cities, animals from coyotes to beavers are finding urban areas equally as appealing.
Reporting our world daily: original nature and science news from National Geographic.
Decreased snowpack in the Rocky Mountains may compound problems for Colorado, Arizona, California, and other Western states.