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Deadliest Tornado Outbreak in Decades Was Fueled by Smoke From Land Clearing

February 13, 2015 - 9:46am
A computer simulation of America's worst day of tornadoes in decades finds a link to land-clearing fires in Central America.
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5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Dances With Snow Globe, Lordly Rings, and a Jewel Box

February 13, 2015 - 8:31am
Skip the jewelry store, and head instead for the starry sights on display in this week's gems for stargazers.
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For Italians, a Lingering Superiority Complex About Roman Empire

February 13, 2015 - 8:31am
Immigration and changes to the traditional family are reshaping Italian society, author says.
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Solar Storm Satellite Heads for Gravitational Sweet Spot

February 12, 2015 - 3:46pm
The Deep Space Climate Observatory mission depends on the physics of an increasingly crowded location.
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Spacecraft Launched to Watch Earth and Warn of Solar Storms

February 12, 2015 - 3:46pm
After a decade of anticipation, the Deep Space Climate Observatory launches, watching for solar storms and observing Earth's clouds.
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The Big Chill: Quirky Pictures of Refrigerators

February 12, 2015 - 2:31pm
Surprisingly quirky photos from our archives.
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Seafloor Eruptions Triggered by Tides, Ice Ages

February 12, 2015 - 1:31pm
Even small changes in sea levels—which affect the weight sitting on top of volcanoes—are enough to influence underwater eruptions, says a new study.
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Why Do Plant-Eating Gorillas Have Big, Sharp Teeth?

February 12, 2015 - 1:31pm
Hint: To look fierce. This week, we're delving into the choppers of the animal world.
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Zimbabwe Planning to Increase Its Sales of Baby Elephants, Sources Say

February 12, 2015 - 1:31pm
Zimbabwe embraces lucrative export of baby elephants as more humane than lethal culling.
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Bright Pink Sea Slugs Invading New Habitats Due to Global Warming?

February 12, 2015 - 12:16pm
The colorful invertebrates are moving north along the California coast as ocean waters warm due to global climate change, scientists say.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Sun Sparks, Rover Parks, and Moons Leave Marks

February 12, 2015 - 12:16pm
A nebula’s veil parts, a Mars rover is revealed, and moons make tracks across Jupiter in the week’s best space pictures.
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The Anti-Vaccine Generation: How Movement Against Shots Got Its Start

February 11, 2015 - 8:46pm
The controversy over measles vaccination has its roots in a generational divide as well as misinformation and distrust of government and science.
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NASA Eyes Mission to Jupiter's Ice Ocean Moon

February 11, 2015 - 5:01pm
Jupiter ascends into perfect sky-watching sight, just as NASA proposes a trip to its most intriguing moon.
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The Surprising Impact of 'Mountaineer's Guide to Death and Disaster'

February 11, 2015 - 2:31pm
"People find it instructive and helpful, but also kind of fun—in a macabre kind of way," says the American Alpine Club's executive editor.
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What Obama's Drilling Bans Mean for Alaska and the Arctic

February 11, 2015 - 2:31pm
As the President opened the Atlantic to oil drilling, he closed a bit of the Arctic. How much difference does it make?
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Photographer Returns From Sierra Leone With Searing Images, Memories

February 11, 2015 - 12:01pm
Photographer Pete Muller finds tragedy but reason to hope during two trips to cover the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation of Sierra Leone.
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Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

February 11, 2015 - 12:01pm
A photographer caught the 130-pound monster on camera in November off the southern California coast.
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Ethiopian Shade Coffee Is World's Most Bird Friendly

February 11, 2015 - 8:16am
New research may pave the way for certifying coffee as bird-friendly in the country where coffee began: Ethiopia.
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Captive Killer Whale Is Ruled to Be Member of Endangered Species

February 10, 2015 - 6:16pm
A captive orca in Florida has been ruled to be a member of an endangered species, but it will remain in an aquarium for the foreseeable future.
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Your Measles and Vaccination Questions Answered

February 10, 2015 - 4:01pm
Amid the polarized debate over vaccinations, understanding how outbreaks start and spread, why the measles has come back in the U.S. after it was all but stamped out, and what the anti-vaccination camp is thinking.
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