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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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One in Three Fish Imported Into U.S. May Be Illegal

April 16, 2014 - 12:31pm
A new study says 20 to 32 percent of wild-caught imported seafood comes from pirate fishing around the world.
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Strange Lights in Mars Photos Are Not Alien Bonfires

April 16, 2014 - 10:16am
Photos snapped by the Mars rover Curiosity appear to show strange lights.
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Battle Plan for Climate Change: How to Cut Greenhouse Gases

April 16, 2014 - 5:31am
A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report will outline steps for cutting greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
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Belgium Crushes its Elephant Ivory As Europe Takes Harder Look at Wildlife Trafficking

April 15, 2014 - 5:16pm
Belgium's ivory crush outside Brussels comes the day before an EU conference on measures to reduce wildlife trafficking.
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New Energy Frontier: Drilling Into Coal for Gas

April 15, 2014 - 10:01am
Borrowing technology from fracking, energy companies are touting a new approach to coal—igniting it underground to produce gas. Is it cleaner, or just more risky?
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Rare Video Shows "Sea Serpent" Oarfish in Shallow Water

April 15, 2014 - 10:01am
Bizarre deep-sea oarfish are filmed off Baja California.
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Gulf Oil Spill "Not Over": Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record Numbers

April 15, 2014 - 8:46am
Four years after the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, the Gulf of Mexico's wildlife species are still struggling to recover, according to a new report released today.
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Life After Death: Bruno Frohlich

April 14, 2014 - 5:01pm
CT scanners let scientists peer inside objects while keeping them intact. The Smithsonian's Bruno Frohlich has scanned everything from mummies to Stradivarius violins.
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The Innovators Project: Sarah Parcak

April 14, 2014 - 12:17pm
We asked archaeologist Christopher Thornton, Program Officer, Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society, to single out leading innovators in the field of archaeology, past and present.
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The Innovators Project: Tom Dillehay

April 14, 2014 - 7:31am
We asked archaeologist Christopher Thornton, Program Officer, Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society, to single out leading innovators in the field of archaeology, past and present.
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The Innovators Project: David Stuart

April 14, 2014 - 7:31am
We asked archaeologist Christopher Thornton, Program Officer, Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society, to single out leading innovators in the field of archaeology, past and present.
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The Innovators Project: John Lloyd Stephens

April 14, 2014 - 5:01am
We asked archaeologist Christopher Thornton, Program Officer, Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society, to single out leading innovators in the field of archaeology, past and present.
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The Innovators Project: Dame Kathleen Kenyon

April 13, 2014 - 4:01am
We asked archaeologist Christopher Thornton, Program Officer, Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society, to single out leading innovators in the field of archaeology, past and present.
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