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As the Purse Strings Tighten, Old Wounds Open In Athens and Berlin

February 26, 2015 - 8:01am
The latest twist in the saga of Greece's austerity and indebtedness has opened old wounds and appealed to old prejudices.
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Scientists Plan to Hunt for Alien Life on Europa

February 26, 2015 - 8:01am
As NASA plans a search for life on Jupiter's moon Europa, some of the ideas for how to find it sound as crazy as they come.
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Watch: Bright Fireball Meteor Explodes Over U.S.

February 25, 2015 - 11:31pm
A large meteor exploded over Pennsylvania on February 17 in a display also visible from Ohio and New York.
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Embracing Stone Age Couple Found in Greek Cave

February 25, 2015 - 4:01pm
Rare double burials discovered at one of the largest Neolithic burial sites in Europe.
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Modest Mollusk May Sport World's Strongest Material

February 25, 2015 - 12:16pm
The limpet's hardy teeth may inspire stronger and lighter race cars and boats, a new study says.
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In the World's Toughest Dogsled Race, Survival Is Job 1

February 25, 2015 - 9:46am
In the insular world of dogsled racing, the Yukon Quest is considered the world's most difficult event.
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President Names Three New U.S. National Monuments

February 25, 2015 - 7:16am
Honouliuli Internment Camp, Chicago's Pullman District, and Browns Canyon in Colorado gain new protections.
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New U.S. Dietary Recommendations First to Consider Environmental Impact

February 24, 2015 - 7:01pm
"Linking health, dietary guidance, and the environment will promote human health," new guidelines say.
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Ancient Fellowship of Fishermen, Dolphins at Risk in Myanmar

February 24, 2015 - 7:01pm
Fishing gangs on the Irrawaddy River use electricity to illegally increase their catch.
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Surrounded by Conflict, an Ancient Synagogue Crumbles in Iraq

February 24, 2015 - 4:31pm
Neglect, fear of Islamic State radicals, and conflicts born of ancient animosities are conspiring against a deteriorating synagogue and the tomb of Nahum.
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Winds Blasting From Black Holes Shut Down Star Growth

February 24, 2015 - 3:30pm
Astronomers have caught a black hole in the act of shutting down star formation in a distant galaxy.
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Crocodiles Play, Too, Study Says—Why Do Animals Have Fun?

February 24, 2015 - 2:15pm
For the first time, scientists have documented several species of crocodile relatives playing—but scientists still don't know what animals get out of having fun.
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Archaeologists Stumble Across a Hoard of Gold

February 24, 2015 - 1:01pm
A cache of medieval Arab gold coins may already be the largest in the eastern Mediterranean, and there's probably more to come.
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Ants Maintain 'Toilets' in Their Nests, First-Ever Study Shows

February 24, 2015 - 1:01pm
Designated bathrooms may keep the colony healthy or feed its young, according to experiments with black garden ants.
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Star Buzzed Earth During Neanderthal Times

February 24, 2015 - 9:16am
Close encounters, like one that occurred 70,000 years ago, can hurl a cosmic hailstorm of comets, some of which might collide with Earth.
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In a Curious Case for Astronomers, a Brown Dwarf Goes Missing

February 23, 2015 - 3:16pm
Right where astronomers had confidently predicted a brown dwarf to be, a powerful telescope reveals nothing at all.
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Tracks to Freedom: The Inspiring Story of the Underground Railroad

February 23, 2015 - 3:16pm
The Underground Railroad was an interracial movement to be proud of, says author, especially in light of today's tensions caused by police shootings.
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New Photos of Dwarf Planet Ceres Reveal Mysterious Bright Spots

February 23, 2015 - 3:16pm
As NASA's Dawn spacecraft races toward a March 6 arrival at the icy world, puzzling features come into view.
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Ancient Fellowship of Fishermen, Dolphins at Risk in Myanmar

February 23, 2015 - 12:46pm
Fishing gangs on the Irrawaddy River use electricity to illegally increase their catch.
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Graveyard of Giant Lemurs Discovered Underwater in Madagascar

February 23, 2015 - 12:46pm
Cave divers explore treasure trove of extinct lemur bones.
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