They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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Bald eagle vs. great cormorant. It sounds like the title of a bad SciFi Channel movie, but it's actually a serious situation that has Maine conservation officials in a quandary.
People may have a tough time telling one squawking bird from another. Mockingbirds, on the other hand, quickly learn which humans to watch.
"Mockingbirds certainly do not view all humans as equal," Doug Levey, lead author of a study of published this week in Proceedings of the National of Sciences , said in a statement...
Designing green buildings sounds like a great idea. But the reality is that energy-efficient buildings often sound downright crummy to the people inside them.
The Obama administration unveiled a plan to boost fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks to an average of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016—four years ahead of current schedule and up from an average of just 25 miles per gallon today...
Embattled smartphone maker Palm, Inc. has a date with destiny. On June 6, Sprint will start selling the Palm Pre smartphone, an overdue rival to Apple's iPhone, Research in Motion's BlackBerry Curve, and HTC Corp.'s G1 Android...
From here on out, the Hubble Space Telescope is on its own. Astronaut Megan McArthur released the mighty scope from space shuttle Atlantis 's robotic arm at 8:57 A.M.
No one knows how many Philippine forest turtles ( Siebenrockiella leytensis ) are left in the wild, but however many there are, the number is rapidly shrinking thanks to illegal trade, says Pierre Fidenci, President of Endangered Species International in San Francisco...
Komodo dragons ( Varanus komodoensis ) can't chomp as hard as crocodiles and aren't as massive as grizzly bears, so how do they kill huge deer and even humans?
Why is the southeastern U.S. getting cooler while the rest of the globe is warming? Thank the trees, say some researchers.
On sweltering summer days, trees and other plants emit volatile organic compounds, such as isoprene, which combine with manmade soot and other aerosols in the atmosphere to produce a cooling haze, says environmental scientist Allen Goldstein of the University of California, Berkeley...
The Hubble Space Telescope has received its last upgrades and repairs. The fifth and final spacewalk of the last shuttle mission to Hubble ended at 3:22 P.M.
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