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The Nation's T. Rex Invades the Smithsonian

25 min 37 sec ago
Museum staff ditched the bubble wrap in favor of custom-molded plaster cradles when shipping a Tyrannosaurus rex to Washington, D.C.
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How Harmless Bacteria Quickly Turned Into a Flesh-Eating Monster

25 min 37 sec ago
Genetic study reveals that just four changes gave Streptococcus the ability to cause deadly disease.
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Pollution From Asia Makes Pacific Storms Stronger

25 min 37 sec ago
Aerosols in the atmosphere from Asia change weather in North America, says new study.
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The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

25 min 37 sec ago
Scientists studying ocean garbage discuss how the world might deal with it.
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Dire UN Climate Reports Raise Questions About Global Willpower

25 min 37 sec ago
Influential climate reports point to a pivotal moment in global warming diplomacy.
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How to Ship a T. Rex Across the Country

April 18, 2014 - 4:46pm
Museum staff will ditch the bubble wrap in favor of custom-molded plaster cradles when shipping a Tyrannosaurus rex to Washington, D.C.
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The Innovators Project: Teen Wonder: Taylor Wilson

April 18, 2014 - 12:01pm
When Wilson was 11 he tried to build an atom smasher. At 14 he achieved nuclear fusion. Now 19, he is working with subatomic particles. What will come next?
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UN Climate Report Charts Ways to Halt Global Warming

April 18, 2014 - 10:46am
Time is running out to undertake technological and economic fixes to halt dangerous global warming, warns an international report.
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Lunar Eclipse Myths From Around the World

April 18, 2014 - 10:46am
Murderous pets and hungry jaguars are only some of the stories cultures use to explain lunar eclipses.
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Why Do People See Faces in the Moon?

April 18, 2014 - 10:46am
For millennia, humans have looked at the moon and found meaningful figures in its craters and mountains. Why do we do this?
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Is El Niño Back? Climate Scientists Forecast Its Arrival

April 18, 2014 - 9:32am
Scientists forecast the arrival of a climate pattern that will affect weather across the globe.
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Mississippi Basin Water Quality Declining Despite Conservation

April 18, 2014 - 8:31am
Federal scientists at the USGS and NOAA report latest stream and estuary monitoring data and highlight challenges and conservation successes.
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Best Space Pictures of the Week: Flying Saucer, Mars's "Heart"

April 18, 2014 - 7:31am
NASA reveals a flying saucer, a heart is spotted on Mars, and the Milky Way gleams in this week's best space pictures.
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Drones: Archaeology's Newest Tool to Combat Looting

April 17, 2014 - 3:16pm
Cheap and sharper-eyed than satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles are the latest high-tech tool used to study looting of ancient artifacts.
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Nigerians Face Fuel Shortages In the Shadow of Plenty

April 17, 2014 - 12:46pm
In Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil-producing country, citizens have faced fuel shortages for weeks amid charges of government mismanagement.
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Sixty Languages at Risk of Extinction in Mexico—Can They Be Kept Alive

April 17, 2014 - 12:46pm
Sixty of Mexico's native languages are at risk of being silenced forever—but many people are working to keep them alive, experts say.
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No Forgery Evidence Seen in "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" Papyrus

April 17, 2014 - 8:01am
Holy Da Vinci Code! Chemical and epigraphic analyses suggest the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" could be real.
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Viewing Guide: Watch Moon Turn Red During Total Lunar Eclipse

April 16, 2014 - 4:01pm
Here's how to watch a rare total eclipse of the moon on April 14.
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New Gene Map of Deadly Bird Flu Points to Pandemic Concerns

April 16, 2014 - 4:01pm
The H5N1 avian flu virus isn't known to be transmissible through the air, but a study released Thursday shows how mutations to the virus could give it that ability.
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Opinion: Science Is Running Out of Things to Discover

April 16, 2014 - 4:01pm
The age at which Nobel prize winners receive their prizes has increased dramatically, especially in physics.
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