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"Living Walls" Stop Lions From Attacking Livestock in Tanzania

December 6, 2014 - 11:16am
A modern twist on a traditional structure in Tanzania has proved quite successful in maintaining lion populations, a new study says.
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Millions of Ash Trees Are Dying, Creating Huge Headaches for Cities

December 6, 2014 - 9:00am
An invasive beetle, the emerald ash borer, is killing millions of ash trees in American cities.
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Bugs, Spiders Keep NYC Clean by Eating Garbage

December 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Meet our cities' real litterbugs: New research shows that bugs consume a big portion of the food we toss on the ground.
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DNA Confirms: Here Lieth Richard III, Under Yon Parking Lot

December 5, 2014 - 6:00pm
The king's genes also raise some royally embarrassing questions about the legitimacy of the Tudors who ended his reign.
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Galápagos Sea Lion Sons Are Mama's Boys

December 5, 2014 - 6:00pm
On the Galápagos Islands, young male sea lions tend to wait on their mother for food while females dive for it themselves, a new study says.
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5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Hits Bull's-Eye and Cosmic Crab

December 5, 2014 - 3:31pm
As December dawns, a meteor shower starts to sparkle and Jupiter's moons dance for stargazers.
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For Big Cat Week, Our 6 Favorite Cat Videos

December 5, 2014 - 3:31pm
From a Siberian tiger on the hunt to a sprinting cheetah, see editors' picks for most compelling cat videos in honor of Big Cat Week.
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Optimism Greets New Round of UN Climate Talks

December 5, 2014 - 3:31pm
A UN climate summit begins in Lima, Peru, December 1, as a stepping-stone to a new global climate accord.
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Aristotle Said Blondes Have Better Sex, New Book Reveals

December 5, 2014 - 2:16pm
Aristotle was the first person to go down to the shore, pick up a snail, look inside, and ask what's in there, author says.
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Should Grizzlies Be Restored to the North Cascades?

December 5, 2014 - 11:46am
The awe-inspiring bears are almost extinct in Washington State, but the government is now studying whether they should be brought back.
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Circus Lions Rescued in Peru, Headed for New Home in Colorado

December 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
Twenty-one circus lions and ten monkeys in Peru await transfer to a Colorado sanctuary early next year.
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Our Favorite Pictures of Cats You've Never Heard Of

December 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
Paw through some of our favorite pictures of wild cats you've probably never heard of.
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Wrestling Keeps 'Identity of the Nuba' Alive in Sudanese Refugee Camps

December 4, 2014 - 3:01pm
Wrestling has always connected the people of Sudan's Nuba Mountains. Now, for thousands in refugee camps, it's one of the only ties left.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: A Rocket Roars, Saturn Mixes, and Titan Mi

December 4, 2014 - 3:01pm
A rocket roars off the launchpad, Saturn mixes its upper atmosphere, and Titan mimics the crescent moon in this week's best space pictures.
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Back From the Battlefields, Soldiers Find Healing Ground

December 4, 2014 - 3:01pm
Veterans' retreat offers respite from wartime traumas.
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'Jurassic World' Dinosaurs Stuck in the 1980s, Experts Grumble

December 4, 2014 - 12:31pm
The latest trailer for the series shows outdated science, experts say, with featherless and oversize dinosaurs.
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'Eye of Sauron' Opens Galactic Vistas to Astronomers

December 4, 2014 - 9:00am
Gigantic black holes provide a new cosmic yardstick for charting far-off stars.
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For Patagonian Ranchers, a Family Gathering Means Barbecue and Rodeo

December 4, 2014 - 6:30am
Chile's gauchos turn the annual work of branding and castrating animals into a celebration of their way of life.
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Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels

December 3, 2014 - 4:00pm
As Xiaolin Zheng sees it, installing solar panels might one day be as simple as putting on a sticker.
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New U.S. Ozone Rules Likely to Be Felt Nationwide

December 3, 2014 - 1:30pm
New EPA ozone rules could prompt greater efforts to clean the nation's air.
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