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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.
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.
Pushing the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits, astronomers have taken the temperature of an alien world.
Malaria killed more than 600,000 people in 2012. Time to rachet up the war on bugs.
The absence of quality roads leads to hunger, poverty, political instability, and even terrorism.
A new study improves tremor forecasting of major Northern California faults.
From our farms to grocery stores to dinner tables, one-third of the food we grow is lost or wasted. We can do better.
One of the biggest lava flows in Iceland's history gives scientists a rare chance to closely monitor a massive eruption.
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
Altruism has important evolutionary benefits, say Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
An independence vote was slated for November 9, but Madrid declared it illegal. Who will win the tug-of-war?
National Geographic photography captures 100 years of football.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ripples race across Mars, astronauts go for a walk, and a star pulses in this week's best space pictures.
Neighbors of giant radio telescope in West Virginia give up wireless gadgets so astronomers can hear the music of the spheres.