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Big City, Big Surprise: New York City's Newest Species Is a Frog

November 3, 2014 - 7:31am
A frog species escaped notice for decades, only to be discovered on Staten Island.
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Asteroids Offer Stepping-Stones to Mars, Expert Says

November 2, 2014 - 3:46am
An expert has a new plan for traveling to Mars: Hop there from asteroid to asteroid.
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National Cat Day Pictures: Our Favorite Felines Around the World

November 2, 2014 - 3:46am
In honor of U.S. National Cat Day, we pulled together our best Your Shot photos of pet cats worldwide, from a playful French kitten to a loving friend in Bulgaria.
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Hubble Spots Jupiter Sporting a Spooky Shadow Eye

November 1, 2014 - 8:16am
Jovian moon's shadow plays on giant storm.
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Halloween Inspiration: Scientists Wear Costumes to Study Animals

November 1, 2014 - 7:01am
From whooping cranes to pandas, it's Halloween year-round for scientists  who masquerade as animals to get closer to their research subjects.
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Watch How Maggots Help Solve Crimes

November 1, 2014 - 7:01am
Researchers study when and how beetles and flies colonize dead bodies to learn more about establishing a time of death.
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Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men

October 31, 2014 - 4:01pm
Archaeology shows that these fierce women also smoked pot, got tattoos, killed—and loved—men.
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Cat Day: Archival Pictures of Felines

October 31, 2014 - 2:46pm
What's up, pussycat? Photos of coy, cute cats from the National Geographic archives.
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NASA Rocket Explodes, Aborting Mission to Resupply Space Station

October 31, 2014 - 11:16am
The explosion destroyed 5,000 pounds of supplies for astronauts and science experiments bound for the International Space Station.
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Bird Embryos Can Discern Between Calls—a First in Nature

October 31, 2014 - 10:16am
Baby birds can discriminate sounds from different birds inside the egg—only the second species known to do so, a new study reveals.
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What to Do About Pig Poop? North Carolina Fights a Rising Tide

October 31, 2014 - 10:16am
Pork-loving North Carolina faces challenges in protecting water from contamination.
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When It Comes to Ebola, What Does Quarantine Really Mean?

October 31, 2014 - 6:31am
As governors scramble, the CDC outlines different kinds of isolation.
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Africa's Lions May Be Deemed Threatened in U.S.—Will it Help?

October 31, 2014 - 6:31am
Lions may get protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act—even though all the wild populations are in Africa.
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6 Sky Events This Week: Mars Meets the Lagoon and a Snow Globe

October 30, 2014 - 5:17pm
A week after a partial solar eclipse made headlines, Mars returns to the skies to dazzle skygazers.
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Tribal Headhunters on Coney Island? Author Revisits Disturbing American Tale

October 30, 2014 - 5:17pm
Author revisits troubled history of Filipino tribe brought to America in 1905.
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Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend: Do We Really Need It?

October 30, 2014 - 4:01pm
As Americans turn back their clocks to standard time on November 2, a debate rages about whether daylight savings is really beneficial.
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Minority Religions in the Middle East Under Threat, Need Protection

October 30, 2014 - 4:01pm
Religion is humanity's most powerful binding agent, author says.
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Graphic: As Ebola's Death Toll Rises, Remembering History's Worst Epidemics

October 30, 2014 - 12:31pm
Ebola is the latest, but far from the largest, in a long history of infectious disease outbreaks.
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Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

October 30, 2014 - 11:16am
National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.
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Social Media Abuzz with Amazing Snapshots of Partial Solar Eclipse

October 30, 2014 - 10:16am
The moon took a bite out of the sun on Thursday for an exciting few hours. See the results.
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