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  • 'Rock warehouse' finally gets organized

    MENLO PARK, Calif. Hidden behind drab doors in a valley that celebrates all that is new, bright and beautiful is a scientific treasure: proof of what the Earth is made of, how it became what it is and where it might be going.
  • Baby animal update! Shedd and Brookfield Zoo announce two more births

    Baby animal update! Shedd and Brookfield Zoo announce two more births
    Urgent baby animal update! Two more births have been announced: a baby giant anteater at Brookfield Zoo and a rockhopper penguin at Shedd Aquarium. Photos and details have been appended to this story and photo gallery. The Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park...

    Ask Tom: What is the world's windiest city? Answer: Not Chicago

    Dear Tom, What is the world's windiest city? — Lonnie Meyers Dear Lonnie, The world's windiest locations — not cities — are located in Antarctica. There, cold air from the interior of the continent sweeps outward toward the coasts,...

    Spain proposes big fines for alleged Antarctic fish poachers

    Authorities in Spain have accused a company there of running a lucrative international operation that illegally captured vast amounts of an Antarctic fish prized in top restaurants. The Spanish government proposes fining the company as much as 11.4...

    Sam Krisch photos at Allentown Art Museum take you to ends of the Earth

    A selection of photographs showing nature at its most extreme — photographs shot at the ends of the world — are certain to give you a chill this summer. "Above Zero: Photographs from the Polar Regions," an exhibit by Sam Krisch at the...