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Hubble Spots Jupiter Sporting a Spooky Shadow Eye

14 min 19 sec ago
Jovian moon's shadow plays on giant storm.
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Halloween Inspiration: Scientists Wear Costumes to Study Animals

14 min 19 sec ago
From whooping cranes to pandas, it's Halloween year-round for scientists  who masquerade as animals to get closer to their research subjects.
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Watch How Maggots Help Solve Crimes

14 min 19 sec ago
Researchers study when and how beetles and flies colonize dead bodies to learn more about establishing a time of death.
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Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men

14 min 19 sec ago
Archaeology shows that these fierce women also smoked pot, got tattoos, killed—and loved—men.
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Cat Day: Archival Pictures of Felines

14 min 19 sec ago
What's up, pussycat? Photos of coy, cute cats from the National Geographic archives.
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NASA Rocket Explodes, Aborting Mission to Resupply Space Station

2 hours 29 min ago
The explosion destroyed 5,000 pounds of supplies for astronauts and science experiments bound for the International Space Station.
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Bird Embryos Can Discern Between Calls—a First in Nature

3 hours 29 min ago
Baby birds can discriminate sounds from different birds inside the egg—only the second species known to do so, a new study reveals.
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What to Do About Pig Poop? North Carolina Fights a Rising Tide

3 hours 29 min ago
Pork-loving North Carolina faces challenges in protecting water from contamination.
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When It Comes to Ebola, What Does Quarantine Really Mean?

7 hours 14 min ago
As governors scramble, the CDC outlines different kinds of isolation.
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Africa's Lions May Be Deemed Threatened in U.S.—Will it Help?

7 hours 14 min ago
Lions may get protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act—even though all the wild populations are in Africa.
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6 Sky Events This Week: Mars Meets the Lagoon and a Snow Globe

October 30, 2014 - 5:17pm
A week after a partial solar eclipse made headlines, Mars returns to the skies to dazzle skygazers.
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Tribal Headhunters on Coney Island? Author Revisits Disturbing American Tale

October 30, 2014 - 5:17pm
Author revisits troubled history of Filipino tribe brought to America in 1905.
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Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend: Do We Really Need It?

October 30, 2014 - 4:01pm
As Americans turn back their clocks to standard time on November 2, a debate rages about whether daylight savings is really beneficial.
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Minority Religions in the Middle East Under Threat, Need Protection

October 30, 2014 - 4:01pm
Religion is humanity's most powerful binding agent, author says.
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Graphic: As Ebola's Death Toll Rises, Remembering History's Worst Epidemics

October 30, 2014 - 12:31pm
Ebola is the latest, but far from the largest, in a long history of infectious disease outbreaks.
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Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

October 30, 2014 - 11:16am
National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.
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Social Media Abuzz with Amazing Snapshots of Partial Solar Eclipse

October 30, 2014 - 10:16am
The moon took a bite out of the sun on Thursday for an exciting few hours. See the results.
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Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East

October 30, 2014 - 10:16am
With the Keystone XL in limbo, a fight is brewing over another proposed pipeline that would carry oil-sands crude across Canada to the Atlantic coast.
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Brazil's Severe Drought Dries Up Reservoirs

October 30, 2014 - 1:46am
An unprecedented drought is threatening São Paulo's water supply.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Hercules Poses, California Gleams, and a Pulsar Puzzles

October 29, 2014 - 4:01pm
Purple robes swath a galaxy, shepherds dance above Saturn's rings, and fishing fleets outshine cities in this week's best space pictures.
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