A leading German ornithologist wants his country to levy a tax on cat owners to compensate for the damage cats inflict on Germany's bird population.
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Massive amounts of charcoal created when wildfires ravage the world's forests don't stay in the soil as thought but end up in oceans, researchers say.
People who think they're "all thumbs" may soon get help from a keyboard meant to enable faster thumb-typing on touchscreen devices, German researchers say.
Scientists in Germany completing the genome sequence of a Neanderthal say they're making the entire sequence available to the scientific community for research.
NASA says the European Herschel space telescope mission it contributes to has found some of the youngest stars ever seen, known as protostars.
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The origins of human teamwork may have ancient roots, European scientists say after discovering chimpanzees can also demonstrate the capability.
The light signatures of lichens and algae reflected in a distant planet's distinctive coloring could be evidence of alien life, German researchers say.
An unmanned European spacecraft orbiting Venus has found the planet's ionosphere balloons out like a comet's tail on its night side, astronomers say.
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