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20 Years Later, Legacy of a Deadly Colorado Wildfire Endures

July 14, 2014 - 4:46pm
In 1994, the South Canyon Fire killed 14 firefighters and changed how wildfires are fought. Then last year in Arizona, tragedy struck again.
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Best Space Pictures: A Hurricane Simmers, the Milky Way Glimmers, and a New Rocket Is in the Works

July 14, 2014 - 5:46am
A satellite spies a reservoir, a hurricane portrait is snapped, and part of a new rocket passes design review in this week's space gallery.
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Climate Swings Drove Patchwork-Like Human Evolution, Study Says

July 13, 2014 - 6:16am
Global warming threatens visitor experience and national treasures, scientists say.
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Climate Swings Drove Patchwork-Like Human Evolution, Study Says

July 12, 2014 - 6:16am
It comes down to warm ocean water and the Earth's eastward rotation.
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Climate Swings Drove Patchwork-Like Human Evolution, Study Says

July 12, 2014 - 5:01am
Scientists suggest early humans developed their distinguishing features in fragmented fashion, rather than all at once.
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One of the Most Earthlike Planets Ever Found May Not Exist

July 11, 2014 - 11:01am
A planet once described as having "100 percent certainty of life" looks like it may not be a planet at all, astronomers report.
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Data Deleted From UN Climate Report Highlight Controversies

July 11, 2014 - 11:01am
New papers in Science debate the limitations of international agreements on climate change and suggest reforms.
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Inside D.C.'s Massive Tunnel Project

July 11, 2014 - 7:31am
A giant machine is digging a tunnel to channel storm water for treatment in an effort to clean the city's polluted rivers.
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Pictures: Celebrating the Fourth of July and America

July 10, 2014 - 2:16pm
A patriotic pup takes flight, fireworks light up the night, and flags flutter in the wind.
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Ecuador's "Superleaf" Tea: Could It Replace Your Afternoon Coffee?

July 10, 2014 - 9:31am
Guayusa tea may have health benefits for those who drink it and economic benefits for the indigenous people who grow it.
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A (Subversive) Exhibit of Kitchen Culture in Philadelphia

July 10, 2014 - 5:01am
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a display of beautifully designed kitchen and tableware—with a subversive message.
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Iraq’s History in Maps

July 9, 2014 - 3:46pm
The region once known as the cradle of civilization has seen significant changes.
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As Mountain Gorillas Bounce Back, Rwanda Names Gorilla Newborns

July 9, 2014 - 12:16pm
Rwanda holds official naming ceremony for baby gorillas born over the past year.
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Dinosaur-Era Fossil Shows Birds' Feathers Evolved Before Flight

July 9, 2014 - 11:01am
Feathers covered the Archaeopteryx, the flightless ancient ancestral bird from the age of dinosaurs, a newly found fossil shows.
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Tibetans Can Thank Ancient Humans for Gene That Lets Them Live the High Life

July 9, 2014 - 11:01am
Neanderthal relatives may have gifted Tibetans with a gene for high-altitude living.
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Ebola’s Deadly Spread in Africa Driven by Public Health Failures, Cultural Beliefs

July 8, 2014 - 5:16pm
A late response, the disease's spread to urban areas, and superstition have allowed the virus get out of hand.
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The Inside Story of a Landmark Environmental Lawsuit Brought Against the U.S. Navy

July 8, 2014 - 1:31pm
What caused whales that had lived off the Bahamas for 30 million years to become fatally stranded on beaches?
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Unique Among Animals, Kangaroos Use Tail as Fifth Leg, Scientists Find

July 8, 2014 - 9:49am
Kangaroos use their tails when walking, in effect giving them a fifth "leg."
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Q&A: Facebook Uproar Exposes Concerns Over Corporate Experiments

July 7, 2014 - 2:31pm
A Facebook study raises questions about social media corporations experimenting on their customers, says one expert.
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8 Summer Miseries Made Worse by Global Warming, From Poison Ivy to Allergies

July 7, 2014 - 1:31pm
New NRDC report warns of summer woes worsened by climate change, from poison ivy to allergies, heat waves, and ruined vacations.
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