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How a Wolf Named Romeo Won Hearts in an Alaska Suburb

March 22, 2015 - 7:38am
It’s one thing to have a tolerant meeting with a wild wolf that goes on for a matter of minutes. But this went on for six years.
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Moscow: Opulent, Overwhelming, and Pulsing With Power

March 22, 2015 - 5:30am
Living in Moscow can be terrifying and mesmerizing, says author.
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‘Tis the Season to Be Blooming: 16 Photos Celebrating Spring

March 21, 2015 - 7:04am
It’s that vernal equinox time of year: From flowers to festivals, here are some of our favorite National Geographic photos of spring.
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Super-Rare Albino Tapir Photographed in Brazil

March 21, 2015 - 6:09am
Photographer's "heart skipped a beat" when he caught the piglike animal on camera in the Atlantic rain forest.
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Small Wonder: What Are the World's Tiniest Animals?

March 20, 2015 - 9:43am
A bat lighter than a coin and a monkey that fits in the palm of your hand are among the littlest of their kind.
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Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania

March 20, 2015 - 6:46am
Treasure hunters' coins and bracelets shed light on ancient Dacian culture.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Solar Storm and a Cosmic Iris

March 20, 2015 - 6:00am
Auroras paint the night sky green for St. Patrick's Day and a thermonuclear explosion flings debris away from a star in this week's best space pictures.
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Tour One of World's Largest Caves on Back of a Drone

March 19, 2015 - 2:15pm
Photographer spent eight days in cave to make a viral video.
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Fish Feeding Frenzy Caught on Camera

March 19, 2015 - 12:49pm
Scene from Brazil could be out of a horror movie.
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Watch Six-Year-Old’s Gripping Video on Climate Change

March 19, 2015 - 11:12am
Montana boy travels to the White House with his video on how climate change is affecting his family and community.
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Watch Regular People Train to Go to the Edge of Space

March 19, 2015 - 10:54am
These folks are more than just passengers—they're flying to help scientists study a mysterious part of the upper atmosphere.
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Facing Polar Bears, Isolation, Researchers Explore Arctic Sea Ice

March 19, 2015 - 9:32am
Scientists aboard the icebound R.V. Lance study the effect of warming temperatures on the Arctic.
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Unbelievably Cute Mammal With Teddy Bear Face Rediscovered

March 19, 2015 - 9:00am
More than 20 years after its discovery, the rare Ili pika was spotted in the mountains of northwestern China.
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Wearable Electronics' Newest Wrinkle: Power-Producing Cloth

March 19, 2015 - 6:34am
Nanotechnology uses human motion to power electronics and other devices—no charging cords or batteries needed.
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Asian "Fortune-Teller" Spider Found in U.S. for First Time

March 19, 2015 - 6:14am
Nephila clavata, a large, orb-weaving arachnid, has taken up residence in northern Georgia, recent research shows.
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Why I’m a Man of Science—and Faith

March 18, 2015 - 10:00pm
Francis S. Collins, a physician and the geneticist behind the Human Genome Project, is the director of the National Institutes of Health.
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Prince Charles's Newest Cause: Combating Ocean Trash

March 18, 2015 - 4:08pm
The oceans are on track to contain a ton of plastic for every three tons of fish.
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Ebola: Tracking the Outbreak

March 18, 2015 - 3:34pm
The Ebola virus outbreak has infected 21,698 people and caused 8,632 deaths in West Africa since March.
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Mysterious Dust Cloud and Aurora Spotted on Mars

March 18, 2015 - 3:21pm
NASA’s newest Mars orbiter discovers unexpected things in the planet’s atmosphere.
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Friday's Trifecta: Supermoon, Solar Eclipse, Spring Equinox

March 18, 2015 - 2:42pm
This week sees a rare combo of total solar eclipse, perigee moon, and the first day of spring.
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