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"Chasing Ice" Photographer Focuses on Melting Glaciers in Antarctica

March 28, 2014 - 12:01pm
Chasing Ice photographer James Balog heads to Antarctica to chronicle melting glaciers on the southern continent.
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Galveston Oil Spill Threatening Crucial Bird Refuge

March 28, 2014 - 12:01pm
Nearly 200,000 gallons of oil that spilled into Galveston Bay could harm birds in a globally important refuge, experts say.
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On 25th Exxon Valdez Anniversary, Oil Still Clings to Beaches

March 28, 2014 - 12:01pm
Today marks the start of one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history—and we're still feeling the effects.
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Shipwrecks Lost to Time That Archaeologists Would Love to Get Their Hands On

March 28, 2014 - 10:46am
These wrecks carried everything from Bronze Age explorers to a lost Egyptian sarcophagus.
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Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster

March 28, 2014 - 7:16am
A fatal mudslide in Washington State is a reminder of the lethal force of the fast-moving natural phenomenon.
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Photos: Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage

March 27, 2014 - 3:46pm
Insects disguise themselves in amazing and elaborate ways to avoid being eaten.
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Can Releasing Assassination Plotters Break Cycle of Violence?

March 27, 2014 - 2:31pm
A suicide bomber murdered Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991. Two decades later India is debating whether to free her surviving conspirators.
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Historic "Pulse Flow" Brings Water to Parched Colorado River Delta

March 27, 2014 - 2:31pm
A binational agreement called Minute 319 brings life to Colorado River Delta after five decades of withdrawal.
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Q&A: How Can Our Noses Smell a Trillion Different Odor Mixtures?

March 27, 2014 - 1:16pm
Our noses are much better at sussing out scents than previously thought, says a new study.
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Q&A: Neil Shubin Explores "Your Inner Fish"

March 27, 2014 - 1:16pm
Fossil hunter Neil Shubin explores evolution in a new PBS series based on his best-selling book, "Your Inner Fish."
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Week in Space: Cassini's Crescent, Cassiopeia's Soul, and Golden Knots

March 27, 2014 - 1:16pm
Thrill to the celestial bounty, from falling stars to portraits of Saturn, in this week's best space pictures.
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Confirmation of Malaysian Plane Debris Would Be Only Beginning of Investigation

March 27, 2014 - 10:01am
Ocean investigations can take weeks in the best of circumstances.
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Word in the News: Cold War

March 27, 2014 - 7:46am
The phrase has been around since the 1930s, but it's taken on new life as Russia's relations with the West plummet.
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North American Natural Gas Seeks Markets Overseas

March 27, 2014 - 5:16am
Some 40 multibillion-dollar coastal export projects have been proposed to ship booming North American natural gas overseas. Proponents face environmental and industry opposition—and fierce competition.
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Thirdhand Smoke Is Real—And Risky to Your Health

March 26, 2014 - 2:46pm
Indoor cigarette smoke combines with air pollutants to form compounds that might cause cancer—and that can linger for decades.
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First Day of Spring Facts: Is It Arriving Earlier?

March 26, 2014 - 12:16pm
Today is the Northern Hemisphere's vernal equinox—learn more about the science of spring.
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Are Wildlife Sanctuaries Good for Animals?

March 26, 2014 - 12:16pm
Animal activists believe some sanctuaries undermine the very mission they're meant to serve.
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How Should Crimea Be Shown on National Geographic Maps?

March 26, 2014 - 10:01am
Friday's Russian parliamentary vote on annexation will determine the decision on the map of Crimea, says the Geographer of the National Geographic Society.
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Stick Insects Have Mimicked Plants Since Age of Dinosaurs

March 26, 2014 - 10:01am
Stick insects camouflaged themselves to look like leaves, way back in the days of the dinosaurs.
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New "Chicken From Hell" Dinosaur Discovered

March 25, 2014 - 5:16pm
The 66-million-year-old Anzu wyliei resembled a giant, demonic bird, according to a new analysis of incredibly well-preserved fossils.
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