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The Chinese fondness for pork fat, the American oil binge, and more.
With Nigeria and other countries' GDP figures based off of old data, the challenge becomes fixing the developing world's big data problem.
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold—now in self-imposed isolation—describes the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak.
A wobble in Saturn's moon Mimas might betray an underground sea.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tristram Stuart wants the world to stop throwing away so much good food.
At least 23 hikers are dead along Nepal's Annapurna hiking circuit, whose trails are marketed to novice trekkers.
Building community is the best way to make sure people get enough to eat, says the fashion designer.
Footage of sharks attacking a bait ball in the Outer Banks shows the big fish right up on the beach.
A newly diagnosed nurse flew on a commercial airliner on Monday.
As Ebola evolves into a tougher virus, stopping its spread in West Africa is becoming more crucial.
Parks and museums celebrate Earth's ancient life.
What I love most about Indonesia is the extraordinary generosity of spirit of the people, author says.
Disaster struck on on the Annapurna hiking circuit, which is popular with casual hikers.
The world's food systems need to produce more nutritious food to help the hungry.
Satellite photos reveal massive ice block as source of tragic avalanche.
Can animal geneticists breed-or clone-a cow that will taste great and have a smaller environmental hoofprint too?
An energetic researcher finds that self-control and grit are the most important tools students need to succeed.
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.
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.
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.