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Giant Spinosaurus Was Bigger Than T. Rex—And First Dinosaur Known to S

31 min 24 sec ago
Spinosaurus could move from land to water, dining on the swampy prey of the ancient world.
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Faroe Island Whaling, a 1,000-Year Tradition, Comes Under Renewed Fire

31 min 24 sec ago
A recent campaign spearheaded by Sea Shepherd seeks to end a thousand-year whaling tradition in the Faroe Islands.
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How Former Muslim Radical Helped U.S. Nab One of World's Top Terrorists

31 min 24 sec ago
Morten Storm claims he enabled the U.S. to kill al Qaeda in Yemen's leader, Anwar al Awlaki.
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Ancient Flying Reptile Ate Like a Toothy Pelican

31 min 24 sec ago
A pterosaur may have skimmed lakes looking for prey, collecting them in a throat pouch like a pelican's, scientists suggest.
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"Fantasy" of Fuel From Corn Waste Gets Big U.S. Test

31 min 24 sec ago
The opening of a new cellulosic ethanol plant in Iowa last week marked a potential turning point in the industry's fight for viability.
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Big Bang Mystery Extends Into Nearby Galaxy, Puzzling Cosmologists

2 hours 46 min ago
Astronomers think stars should contain three times more of the element lithium as they actually do—and new observations of distant stars add to the mystery.
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Elephant Refuge Founder Mourned After Being Crushed to Death

4 hours 1 min ago
The founder of an elephant sanctuary in Maine who was accidentally crushed to death by the animals is remembered and mourned.
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Chisel-Toothed Beasts Push Back Origin of Mammals

September 16, 2014 - 3:46pm
Skeletons of mysterious creatures called haramiyids reset the timeline for when the first mammals evolved.
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In Bankrupt Detroit, Nature Reclaims Debris Mounds on Vacant Land

September 16, 2014 - 8:31am
Nature flourishes on mounds of debris illegally dumped on Detroit's vacant land.
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Where the Smog Ends Up: The Giant Sequoia Forest

September 16, 2014 - 2:31am
The air in the Sierra Nevadas getting cleaner—but on summer days a tide of smog still rises into Giant Forest from the San Joaquin Valley.
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New Report Highlights Dire Situation of Many U.S. Birds

September 15, 2014 - 9:46pm
Some species seem to be recovering, while others are in dire straits, according to a new report.
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Founder of Elephant Refuge Accidentally Crushed to Death by Elephants

September 15, 2014 - 1:31pm
The founder of an elephant sanctuary in Maine was accidentally crushed to death by the animals, according to news reports.
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Arctic Shipwreck Found After 170 Years, Solving "Great Mystery"

September 15, 2014 - 12:16pm
Have archaeologists solved the mysterious loss of the Franklin expedition?
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Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High Amid Fears of CO2 Saturation Point

September 15, 2014 - 10:01am
Greenhouse gases reached a record high in 2013, suggesting the Earth's natural "carbon sinks" may be nearing saturation.
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Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue

September 14, 2014 - 8:46pm
The biggest known ancient Greek tomb may hold a relative of Alexander the Great, researchers say.
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NASA Raises Doubts About Reports of Nicaraguan Meteorite

September 14, 2014 - 7:16am
An explosion linked to a possible meteorite impact outside Nicaragua's capital seems unrelated to an asteroid flyby.
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Q&A: Producer of Hundred-Foot Journey On the Food Behind the Movie

September 14, 2014 - 6:16am
The movie casts French cuisine as a kind of villain, Indian food as a hero.
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How Much Danger Do Ship Strikes Pose to Blue Whales?

September 13, 2014 - 6:16am
A new study suggests that at least one blue whale population has recovered to pre-whaling numbers, but experts say whales' troubles are not over.
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Back-to-School Pictures: Exploring Education Around the World

September 12, 2014 - 2:16pm
As kids go back to school in the U.S., take a peek into classrooms worldwide, from Botswana to Syria.
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A Cease-fire Takes Hold in Ukraine as Territorial Questions Linger

September 12, 2014 - 10:46am
A cease-fire could allow pro-Russian forces to solidify their hold on newly seized territory along Ukraine's geographically strategic coast.
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