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Juno probe peers below Jupiter's clouds

Scientists working on the American space agency's new Juno mission say its initial observations at Jupiter have taken their breath away. In particular, they have been amazed by the storms seen at the planet's poles. More »

Flamingo balancing act saves energy

Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists have confirmed. It may be their signature pose, but how and why the birds perch on one limb has been a longstanding puzzle. More »

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