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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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Trying to Be Less Stupid: The Hard Work of Brain Science

February 10, 2015 - 11:16am
A renowned neuroscientist discusses where the next big breakthroughs in understanding the brain will come from.
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Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

February 10, 2015 - 10:16am
Camera traps recently captured one of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, in Yosemite National Park.
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New Documentary Highlights Human Benefits of Saving Wilderness

February 9, 2015 - 5:31pm
Host M. Sanjayan takes viewers on a journey to 29 countries, exploring humanity's evolving impact on the planet.
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Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises, Studies Say

February 9, 2015 - 4:16pm
Big-eyed and adorable, gray seals are also surprising killers, skinning and eating harbor seals and porpoises in the North Sea, according to several new research studies.
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Finding Homes for Ebola's Orphans

February 9, 2015 - 1:46pm
More than ten thousand West African children have lost one or both parents to Ebola. Now the search begins to find them new homes.
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National Geographic Wins National Magazine Awards

February 9, 2015 - 1:46pm
Annual awards recognize excellence in magazine journalism.
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Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

February 9, 2015 - 11:16am
As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer.
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Can Sun and Wind Make More Salt Water Drinkable?

February 8, 2015 - 10:16am
Almost all the water we drink comes from the one percent of the world's water that's unfrozen and fresh. But more nations and companies are working to use renewable energy to unleash drinkable water from the world's oceans.
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6 Sky Events This Week: Primetime Jupiter, Asteroid Juno, and Zodiacal Light

February 8, 2015 - 10:16am
Here's your chance to see the rare zodiacal light, plus Jupiter at its best and brightest.
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Groundhogs Aren't Looking for Their Shadow—They're Scoping Out the Opposite Sex

February 7, 2015 - 10:31am
When groundhogs emerge from their burrows on February 2, they're really not focused on shadows; they're focused on sex.
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How Backpacking Can Put You in Touch With Your Inner Saint

February 7, 2015 - 10:31am
Mountains, deserts, rivers, even the anonymity of a city—different places draw us at different times.
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These Beautiful Antique Photos Were Made With Potato Starch

February 7, 2015 - 7:01am
Almost 30 years before Kodachrome, two French brothers invented a way to take color photos. The autochrome process they developed gave the soft, slightly blurred images the feel of an Impressionist painting.
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What Makes a Great Sled Dog? Breed, Ambition, Tough Feet

February 7, 2015 - 7:01am
Impatient tugs, excited yips, and pricked ears convey the joy of being unleashed on a snowy trail.
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Unlike Footballs, These Animals Are Meant to Deflate

February 6, 2015 - 3:20pm
These 11 animals inflate on command, whether for protection, mating, communication—or just to get a few hours of sleep.
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California's 'Dismally Meager' Snowpack Signals More Drought

February 6, 2015 - 3:20pm
California's snowpack is just a fraction of its normal level for this time of year, suggesting a fourth year of drought is on its way. And the problems extend beyond the Golden State.
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Naked Titan Viewed for First Time

February 6, 2015 - 2:17pm
The solar wind stormed past Saturn's moon Titan while a spacecraft watched.
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