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4 Places Where Hunters Are Working to Protect Game Animals

October 17, 2014 - 4:16pm
In Washington State, North Dakota, South Carolina, and the western U.S., hunters and fishermen are working to ensure the survival of the very species they target.
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What Will It Be Like to Live in a Dome for 8 Months, Pretending It's Mars?

October 17, 2014 - 4:16pm
Martha Lenio, the first woman to command a Mars simulation, describes the dome that will be her team's home as NASA studies the psychology of long-term missions.
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Why I Want You to Seek

October 17, 2014 - 4:16pm
Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of the Hayden Planetarium in the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. He was also host of the National Geographic television series Cosmos.
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Long Quest for Ebola Vaccine Slowed by Science, Ethics, Politics

October 17, 2014 - 3:01pm
There are no approved vaccines or treatments, but some that are in development look promising, as public health experts raise questions about whether we would have a vaccine already if not for budget cuts.
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Hubble's New Weather Report for Alien World: Sunny and 3,000 Degrees

October 17, 2014 - 12:46pm
Pushing the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits, astronomers have taken the temperature of an alien world.
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The War on Bugs

October 17, 2014 - 9:01am
Malaria killed more than 600,000 people in 2012. Time to rachet up the war on bugs.
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Opinion: Want to Make a Dent in World Hunger? Build Better Roads

October 17, 2014 - 6:46am
The absence of quality roads leads to hunger, poverty, political instability, and even terrorism.
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Stronger Earthquakes Predicted for Bay Area—and They Could Come Soon

October 17, 2014 - 5:31am
A new study improves tremor forecasting of major Northern California faults.
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One-Third of Food Is Lost or Wasted: What Can Be Done

October 16, 2014 - 5:31pm
From our farms to grocery stores to dinner tables, one-third of the food we grow is lost or wasted. We can do better.
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Icelandic Eruption Spews Record-Breaking Amounts of Lava, With No Signs of Slowing

October 16, 2014 - 5:31pm
One of the biggest lava flows in Iceland's history gives scientists a rare chance to closely monitor a massive eruption.
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Ebola Health Care Worker Sick Because Safety Rules Weren’t Followed, O

October 16, 2014 - 3:16pm
The infection of a health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan before he died of Ebola is raising questions about U.S. preparedness to contain the disease.Sunday
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Regular People Who Changed the World, and How You Can Too

October 16, 2014 - 12:46pm
Altruism has important evolutionary benefits, say Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
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Will Catalonia Hold a Referendum on Whether to Break Away From Spain?

October 16, 2014 - 12:46pm
An independence vote was slated for November 9, but Madrid declared it illegal. Who will win the tug-of-war?
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Pictures: 100 Years of Football in America

October 16, 2014 - 12:46pm
National Geographic photography captures 100 years of football.
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An Unexpected Capital for the Internet of Things

October 16, 2014 - 11:31am
A wired city full of sensors looks like the future for all of us, for better or worse. Dublin is trying it out on a grand scale.
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Q&A: Cave Art Older, More Widespread Than Thought, Archaeologist Say

October 15, 2014 - 6:46pm
Newly dated cave paintings such as recent 40,000-year-old finds in Indonesia show that "our views have been too Eurocentric," says archaeologist Alistair Pike.
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As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them

October 15, 2014 - 5:31pm
The monarch butterfly is in trouble, and now the U.S. government is stepping in with Canada and Mexico to save the iconic annual migration.
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Your Shot Pictures: Around the World in 15 Plates of Food

October 15, 2014 - 3:16pm
Vermicelli threads drape in India, fish fry smoke fills a kitchen in Tanzania, and a small Batman tackles a slice of cake in the United States.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Ripples Run, Astronauts Walk, and a Star Pulses

October 15, 2014 - 2:01pm
Ripples race across Mars, astronauts go for a walk, and a star pulses in this week's best space pictures.
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Life in the Quiet Zone: West Virginia Town Avoids Electronics for Science

October 15, 2014 - 2:01pm
Neighbors of giant radio telescope in West Virginia give up wireless gadgets so astronomers can hear the music of the spheres.
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