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Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People

September 5, 2014 - 2:31pm
Arctic's first human arrivals kept to themselves for thousands of years.
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Wild Birds' Songs, Feather Colors Changed by Mercury Contamination

September 5, 2014 - 2:31pm
Mercury in the environment affects birds' brains and alters the songs that they sing.
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20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species

September 5, 2014 - 12:31pm
This newest listing under the Endangered Species Act brings the total number of coral species protected under the act to 22.
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Maritza Morales Casanova: Saving Mexico's Environment Through Children

September 5, 2014 - 8:46am
Since age 10, Maritza Morales Casanova has been at the forefront of Mexico's conservation and education efforts.
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"Spooky" Quantum Entanglement Reveals Invisible Objects

September 4, 2014 - 3:31pm
In a physics first, quantum entanglement of two-colored laser beams created pictures of otherwise unseeable objects, experimenters report.
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Iraqi Christians Weigh Taking Up Arms Against the Islamic State

September 4, 2014 - 2:16pm
Christian groups in northern Iraq are newly determined to defend their ancient homeland.
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Iceland's Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With "Massive" Chick Deaths

September 4, 2014 - 7:01am
Climate and ocean changes blamed for huge losses of puffins, kittiwakes, and terns.
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Q&A: To Stem Africa’s Illegal Ivory Trade to Asia, Focus on Key Shipping Ports

September 3, 2014 - 2:01pm
Efforts to stop the illegal killing of African elephants should focus on ivory transshipment ports and personnel.
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World’s Largest Dam Removal Unleashes U.S. River After Century of Electric Production

September 3, 2014 - 12:46pm
The last section of dam is being blasted from the Elwha River on Washington's Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday.
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Tons of Emissions from Power Plants Are Already Locked In, Study Says

September 3, 2014 - 11:31am
The world's existing power plants are locking in more than 300 billion tons of future emissions that aren't being accounted for, a new study says.
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"Zombie" Servers and Inefficiency Drive Energy Waste at Data Centers

September 3, 2014 - 9:01am
U.S. data centers throw away billions of dollars in electricity every year because of inefficiencies in how they are run, according to a new report.
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Atop Food Chain, Ospreys Ingest Many Poisons, Revealing Environmental Dangers

September 3, 2014 - 6:31am
As apex predators, ospreys get a mega-dose of contaminants—and help identify health threats.
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7 Biggest Earthquakes in California History—Napa's Not Even Close

September 2, 2014 - 3:16pm
Although Sunday's Napa shake-up was one of California's biggest in recent memory, the state has a history of far bigger geological rumblings.
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The 1,300 Bird Species Facing Extinction Signal Threats to Human Health

September 2, 2014 - 7:01am
Birds, the most watched nonhuman creatures on the planet, tip us off to threats to human health.
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Remembering When White House Was Burning, President Was Hiding, and U.S. Was Close to Collapse

September 1, 2014 - 2:01pm
Two hundred years ago today British troops seized control of Washington, D.C., and set the White House on fire.
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What Caused California’s Napa Valley Earthquake? Faults Explained

September 1, 2014 - 2:01pm
The moderate earthquake that struck California’s Napa Valley on Sunday collapsed older buildings, sparked fires and caused scores of injuries.
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Icelandic Volcano Eruption Leads to Air Travel Warning

September 1, 2014 - 2:01pm
Earthquake "swarms" under a large Icelandic volcano point to magma moving beneath the island.
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Pictures: Our Beaches—Sand, Sea, Serenity—Through Time

August 31, 2014 - 6:16am
Summer’s almost gone, but beaches are forever.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: A Death Echos, Cygnus Breaks Up, And Stars Wheel

August 30, 2014 - 6:31am
A supernova shines, debris streaks across space, and stars wheel around a tower.
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Q&A: Why Iceland’s Volcanoes Have Vexed Humans for Centuries

August 29, 2014 - 3:46pm
As another volcano rumbles in Iceland, author and reporter Alexandra Witze explores the nation’s long history of powerful eruptions.
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