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Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal

August 12, 2014 - 10:01am
Warmer waters and increased use of fertilizers are triggering more algae blooms around the world.
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Beavers Are Mysteriously Back in Britain—but Not Entirely Welcome

August 12, 2014 - 10:01am
The British government is concerned about the mysterious return of a potentially destructive animal long thought extinct.
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Anthropology Beyond the Human: An Amazon Tribe's Deep Connection With the Rain Forest

August 12, 2014 - 8:46am
Living with the Runa in Ecuador's rain forest is also about living with all the other kinds of beings the Runa live with.
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Tiger Hunting in India 1924

August 12, 2014 - 8:46am
American Brigadier General William Mitchell hunts tigers with an Indian maharaja in 1924.
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World Turns Its Attention to West African Ebola Crisis

August 11, 2014 - 2:16pm
The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is finally attracting attention from global leaders.
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Pictures: Extreme Sun and Stars

August 11, 2014 - 11:46am
More than 200 billion stars fill the Milky Way galaxy and several hundred billion galaxies swirl in the universe. Our telescopes and supercomputers capture them in all their glory.
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Q&A: Why Sunni Extremists Are Destroying Ancient Religious Sites in Mosul

August 11, 2014 - 1:46am
A rich and diverse history is being lost as Islamic extremists destroy religious sites in Mosul and run off the city's remaining Christians.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Galaxies Stretch, Stars Tilt, and Mars Beckons

August 10, 2014 - 8:16am
Secrets of a frozen moon, gravity playing tricks on galaxies, and the watery past of a desert world are spotlighted in this week's best space pictures.
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Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa Save the Species?

August 10, 2014 - 7:01am
Conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert are taking drastic steps in the face of rampant rhino poaching in South Africa.
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Mind in the Mound: How Do Termites Build Their Huge Structures?

August 9, 2014 - 1:01pm
Termites move a fourth of a metric ton of dirt to build mounds that can reach 17 feet (5 meters) and higher.
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The Smithsonian Disassembles Its Dinosaurs

August 9, 2014 - 7:01am
The Smithsonian is renovating its dinosaur hall, which means giant skeletons must come down.
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Promising Ebola Drugs Stuck in Lab Limbo as Outbreak Rages in Africa

August 8, 2014 - 3:16pm
Lack of funds, regulatory hurdles hold up game-changing therapies.
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Big Cities Beckoned the Brainy Across History

August 8, 2014 - 11:31am
A massive births and deaths database reveals that cultural figures have migrated to cities in the same way for centuries.
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Oklahoma Grapples With Earthquake Spike—And Evidence of Industry's Role

August 8, 2014 - 10:16am
Oklahomans and local officials are trying to understand and react to a spate of earthquakes linked to the energy industry.
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Wooden Ship Unearthed at World Trade Center Site From Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia

August 8, 2014 - 9:01am
A wooden ship unearthed at the World Trade Center site is dated to Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia, according to clues contained in tree rings.
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The Extortion Plot That Shook France's Wine Country to Its Roots

August 8, 2014 - 9:01am
Telling the story of the poisoned vines, an American crime writer finds redemption in a French village.
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16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

August 8, 2014 - 7:46am
Researchers get the first measurements of wave heights in the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska, and they're big.
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Astronomers Unravel Secrets of Weirdly Tilted Solar Systems

August 7, 2014 - 2:46pm
Astronomers have spotted two solar systems forming on a slant, thanks to the influence of each other's stars.
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Amazing Maze: What Science Says About Solving Labyrinths

August 7, 2014 - 8:31am
We encounter mazes every day when we navigate roads. But they are also a powerful tool for neuroscientists trying to figure out the brain.
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New Wildfire Science Shows That Small Steps Can Save Homes, Communities

August 6, 2014 - 7:31am
In wildfire season, a few adjustments can be the difference between a saved and a destroyed home.
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