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The Great Barrier Reef from space

The Great Barrier Reef Is Australia's National Treasure — Here's Proof

If you've ever wondered what the Great Barrier Reef is worth, this new report can tell you.

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0:56Two individuals play Pokémon GO In New York City
Getty Images / Drew Angerer

Smartphones Are Probably Not Making Us That Much More Intelligent

1:01SpaceX June 23 launch
SpaceX

SpaceX Just Beat Its 2016 Launch Record — And It's Only June

0:56Cholera patients in Yemen
UNICEF

Yemen's Cholera Outbreak Is Only Getting Worse

0:53Tilikum, the former SeaWorld orca and subject of the documentary "Blackfish."
Getty Images

SeaWorld Is Being Investigated For Its Response To 'Blackfish'

1:19A rocket lifts off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in 2011
Getty Images / Lintao Zhang

2 Nations Are Vying To Be The New Heavyweights Of Space Exploration

0:54Person holding marijuana
Getty Images

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

1:22A grizzly bear
The National Park Service

Yellowstone Grizzlies Are Losing Their Endangered Species Protection

1:09A tick
NASA

More Ticks Means More Tick-Borne Diseases This Summer

0:50PLATO spacecraft
European Space Agency

ESA Spacecraft Brings Search For Habitable Exoplanets Closer To Home

1:13A woman walks on a street in Lebanon
Getty Images

Why A Narrow Study On Street Harassment Could Be Helpful Worldwide

1:05The Milky Way Galaxy and a newly discovered dead galaxy.
NASA, ESA, and Z. Levy (STScI)

The Discovery Of A Flat, Dead Galaxy Is Changing NASA's Outlook

0:55Dogs in a cage
Humane Society International

Despite Ban Rumors, The Yulin Dog Meat Festival Is Still Happening

0:57Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a power plant.
Getty Images

These Oil Companies Want To Put A Tax On CO2 Emissions

1:02A Chinese lab worker runs an HIV test
Getty Images / China Photos / Stringer

China Publishing More Studies Than Ever Amid Research Controversies

1:00NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars
NASA

Stranded Curiosity Rover Gets More Free Will: What Could Go Wrong?

0:54An American Airlines jet is refueled at Phoenix's airport.
Getty Images

Flights Out Of Phoenix Were Canceled Because It's Too Hot To Fly

0:59Skippy the Maine Coon waits to be judged at the 'Supreme Championship Cat Show"
Getty Images / Matt Cardy

How Did Cats Become Domesticated? Ancient DNA Gives Us Some Clues

0:59A man shoot heroin in a park in the South Bronx.
Getty Images

Why Some Researchers Want The Trump Team To Rethink The War On Drugs

2:14Landed sounding rocket motor in field
Poker Flat Research Range

A NASA Engineer Has A Creative New Way To Find Missing Rockets

1:12A tributary of the Amazon River in Brazil
Getty Images

South America's Hydropower Plans Could Damage The Amazon Rainforest

0:48Bleached coral reef in the Maldives
The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Richard Vevers

The Worst Coral Bleaching Event Ever May Be Over: Now For The Bad News

1:03Coffee beans
pop le Chien / CC BY SA 4.0

How Climate Change Could Be Very Bad For Your Caffeine Habit

1:01Illustrated image of Earth-like planet.
NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

New Findings Show We Don't Know How Many Planets Are In Our Own Galaxy

0:35A total solar eclipse as seen from Indonesia in 2016
Getty Images / Ulet Ifansasti

USPS To Release First-Of-Its-Kind Stamp For Once-In-A-Lifetime Event

0:45A memorial for a shooting victim.
Getty Images

Study Looks Into Child Gun Deaths –– An American Health Crisis

1:20A partial solar eclipse
NASA

Just How Popular Is August's Total Solar Eclipse Going To Be?

0:58Produce at farmers market
Natalie Maynor / CC BY 2.0

Making Fruits And Veggies Cheaper Could Save A Lot Of American Lives

1:05Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech.
Getty Images

Former WH Staffers Say Trump Doesn't Care About HIV/AIDS Council

0:47A Great Dane puppy being rescued
The Humane Society of the United States

84 Great Danes Rescued From 'Squalid' Puppy Mill

0:44Wind farm in California
Getty Images

The US Has A New Personal Best For Renewable Energy Use