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Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

July 1, 2014 - 10:31am
Astronomers have witnessed a triplet of monster black holes swirling in the center of a distant galaxy, a new study says.
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Q&A: Widow of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Moves Beyond Hatred

July 1, 2014 - 8:16am
Widow of martyred civil rights leader Medgar Evers describes her journey from bitterness to hope.
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Q&A: The 5 Ingredients Needed for Life Beyond Earth

June 30, 2014 - 9:01am
Liquid water and an energy source top list for what's needed for life to exist on other planets.
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Journey of Octopus Discovery Reveals Them to Be Playful, Curious, Smart

June 30, 2014 - 7:46am
It took Billey less than an hour to figure out how to open a childproof jar, so what can't octopuses do?
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New UN Report Puts Staggering Dollar Figures on Environmental Crime Revenues

June 30, 2014 - 5:16am
Crimes from illegal fishing to ivory dealing yield tens of billions of dollars annually.
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Q&A: Africa's Last Wetland Wilderness Named 1,000th World Heritage Site

June 30, 2014 - 5:16am
National Geographic Explorer Steve Boyes explains the Okavango Delta's new designation as a World Heritage Site.
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5 Dire Warnings From Bipartisan Report on Climate Change's Economic Impact

June 29, 2014 - 9:48am
"Risky Business" bipartisan report warns of climate change risks like flooding, disruption to farming, and dangerous heat.
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Watching Wind Turbines in Snow Sheds Light on Inefficiencies

June 29, 2014 - 7:16am
A new research technique aims to study how wind turbines interact with air masses by watching the blades whir during snowstorms.
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Migrating Monarch Butterflies Use Magnetic Compass to Cut Through Clouds

June 29, 2014 - 7:16am
On cloudy days, monarch butterflies can use a magnetic compass to fly south.
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Summer Solstice Pictures: From Stonehenge to Carhenge

June 28, 2014 - 10:46am
Pictures from around the world depict sites where people celebrate the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Q&A: How a College Student Will Send a Time Capsule to Mars

June 28, 2014 - 7:01am
A college student has an ambitious plan to send millions of digital messages to the red planet.
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Fabien Cousteau Leads "Aquanauts" in Record-Breaking Undersea Expedition

June 28, 2014 - 7:01am
Timed for 50 years after a historic Jacques Cousteau effort, Mission 31 advances ocean science and exploration.
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Global Ocean Commission Calls for Sweeping International Reforms

June 27, 2014 - 1:02pm
New report targets high seas fishing, drilling, and pollution.
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Global Warming a Significant Driver of Farmer Migration, Study Finds

June 27, 2014 - 10:31am
Earthquakes, volcanoes, and floods won't outweigh global warming as a driver for migration, suggests a study of Indonesian farmers.
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"God Particle" Collider Rebooting to Be Most Powerful Yet

June 27, 2014 - 10:31am
The Large Hadron Collider is set to illuminate more about the so-called God particle and dark matter, experts said in Copenhagen.
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World Cup Material? Baby Elephants Have Impressive Soccer Skills, New Video Shows

June 27, 2014 - 7:01am
Watch baby elephants at a Kenya orphanage play soccer with their feet and trunks.
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Civil Rights Museum in Mississippi Arouses Hope—and Distrust

June 27, 2014 - 5:46am
The museum was meant to heal wounds, but some ask whether the state can truly own its shameful past.
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A Teenage Girl's Life-Changing Encounter With Elephants

June 26, 2014 - 10:16am
Sheila Hamanaka's new graphic novel for young readers describes an American teenage girl's life-changing encounter with elephants.
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Q&A: How One Entrepreneur Set Out to Save Uganda's Forests—and Help It

June 26, 2014 - 9:01am
Sanga Moses, the founder of Eco-Fuel Africa, talks about how his fuel enterprise is preventing deforestation and improving prospects for rural families.
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Grand Cosmological Claim Crumbles?

June 26, 2014 - 9:01am
Doubts about the discovery of primordial gravitational waves are met with added caution by the team responsible for the find.
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