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Bats Make Calls to Jam Rivals' Sonar—First Time Ever Found

November 11, 2014 - 11:01am
The Mexican free-tailed bat emits a special call that blocks another bat's ability to hunt, a new study reveals for the first time.
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GMO Food Critics See Losses at Ballot Box—and a More Hostile Congress

November 11, 2014 - 10:01am
Ballot initiatives that would have mandated GMO food labels failed in Colorado and Oregon.
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Black Hole Fails to Destroy Mystery Cosmic Cloud

November 10, 2014 - 4:31pm
Some astronomers argue that a cosmic cloud that seemed slated for black hole destruction may have avoided that fate because it was actually a star.
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After Vote, Baiting Bears With Doughnuts Poised to Stay Legal in Maine

November 10, 2014 - 4:31pm
With most of the votes counted, Mainers appear to reject a ban on the controversial hunting method of baiting black bears with doughnuts.
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Fossil From Dinosaur Era Reveals Big Mammal With Super Senses

November 10, 2014 - 2:16pm
A nearly complete skull, found accidentally, belongs to the enigmatic Gondwanatherians, a group of ancient mammals that scientists know little about.
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First Amphibious "Sea Monster" Found; Fills Evolutionary Gap

November 10, 2014 - 1:01pm
Cartorhynchus lenticarpus, a dinosaur-era sea reptile, had a body built to live in two worlds, a new study says.
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Election Results Make U.S. Congress Action on Climate Change Even Less Likely

November 10, 2014 - 10:46am
In the politically divided U.S. Congress, action on climate change has been stifled by economic concerns and partisan sniping. Tuesday's elections made action even less likely.
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4 Ways Election Results Could Intensify U.S. Energy Battles

November 9, 2014 - 7:16am
The GOP's Senate takeover may intensify battles over the Keystone XL pipeline and climate change, among other issues.
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Remote-Control Penguin Rovers Fool Birds, Boost Science

November 9, 2014 - 7:16am
A rover disguised as a penguin can sneak undetected among the real birds, which works better than other research methods, a new study says.
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Explaining Rare 'Hole Punch' Cloud With Rainbow in the Middle

November 8, 2014 - 3:31pm
Pictures of a "hole punch" cloud over an Australian city went viral as residents tried to figure out what it was.
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Can Imaging Analysis Solve Mystery of Amelia Earhart's Disappearance?

November 8, 2014 - 7:01am
Some researchers are employing advanced technology, but others are skeptical.
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Japan's Kamikaze Winds, the Stuff of Legend, May Have Been Real

November 7, 2014 - 3:16pm
Evidence of typhoon-strength winds, which according to legend thwarted Mongolian Emperor Kublai Khan's attacks on Japan, has been found in a study of local geology.
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Tourists Brave Iceland's Dangerous Volcano to See Eruption Firsthand

November 7, 2014 - 3:16pm
Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano puts on a dramatic lava show.
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Amid Terror Attacks, Iraq Faces Water Crisis

November 7, 2014 - 3:16pm
Islamic State attacks on dams and water systems threaten Iraq's supply, which was already being squeezed by dams in Turkey and Iran.
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On Trail of Largest African Ivory Seizure in 25 Years, Locating Suspected Kingpin in Vietnam

November 7, 2014 - 2:01pm
A fugitive in Ho Chi Minh City is believed to head a network that illegally ships ivory from Togo.
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Male Tilapia Use Pee to Attract Females; Could It Help Fish Farms?

November 7, 2014 - 12:46pm
Urine of dominant males contains a pheromone irresistible to females—a discovery that could improve fish farming, a new study says.
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Star Dust Clouds Telescopes of Astronomers Hunting for Earthlike Planets

November 7, 2014 - 12:46pm
Stargazers can see the dusty glare around nearby stars this week.
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Should We Bait Black Bears With Doughnuts? Maine Voters Will Decide

November 7, 2014 - 12:46pm
On Tuesday, Maine voters will decide whether it's cruel or necessary to hunt the state's black bears by baiting them with doughnuts.
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6 Sky Events This Week: Pegasus Flies While Mars Visits a Stellar Snow Globe

November 7, 2014 - 12:46pm
Enjoy the skies as Mars, Mercury, and the moon point the way to the week's skygazing sights.
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Treating Ebola: The Bluetooth Method

November 7, 2014 - 11:46am
Nebraska Medicine's new idea might change your doctor's bedside manner forever.
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