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Controversy Over "All-Female" Summit of K2—Men Aided Climb

August 14, 2014 - 6:16am
Mountaineers debate whether an all-female team's summit of K2 counts as a first.
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World's Toughest Horse Race Retraces Genghis Khan's Postal Route

August 14, 2014 - 6:16am
Riders attempt to stay atop half-wild Mongol horses for over 600 miles (1,000 kilometers).
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The Perils of Aging: A Problem for Citizen Science?

August 13, 2014 - 4:16pm
Citizen science surveys help scientists take the pulse of bird populations—but errors creep into the data as volunteers age, according to a new study.
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Texas Church Becomes Oasis for Central American Migrants, Their Childr

August 13, 2014 - 12:31pm
The Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, Texas, has aided more than 5,000 migrants this summer.
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Woman Whose Post-Avalanche Everest Ascent Sparked Outrage Defends Her Feat

August 13, 2014 - 12:31pm
Undeterred by an avalanche that killed 16 Nepali mountaineers, Wang Jing climbed the summit anyway. She helicoptered over the Khumbu Icefall and landed in a storm of criticism. In an exclusive interview she tells a story of a remarkable, if controversial, climb.
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Going to Mars Could Define Humankind in Decades Ahead, Author Says

August 13, 2014 - 10:01am
Mars was habitable billions of years ago—so did the red planet seed life on Earth?
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New Technology Measures Snowpack Amid California Drought

August 13, 2014 - 8:46am
NASA scientists train remote sensing on Yosemite to gauge water, using spectrometry and LIDAR through the Airborne Snow Observatory.
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Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal

August 12, 2014 - 10:01am
Warmer waters and increased use of fertilizers are triggering more algae blooms around the world.
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Beavers Are Mysteriously Back in Britain—but Not Entirely Welcome

August 12, 2014 - 10:01am
The British government is concerned about the mysterious return of a potentially destructive animal long thought extinct.
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Anthropology Beyond the Human: An Amazon Tribe's Deep Connection With the Rain Forest

August 12, 2014 - 8:46am
Living with the Runa in Ecuador's rain forest is also about living with all the other kinds of beings the Runa live with.
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Tiger Hunting in India 1924

August 12, 2014 - 8:46am
American Brigadier General William Mitchell hunts tigers with an Indian maharaja in 1924.
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World Turns Its Attention to West African Ebola Crisis

August 11, 2014 - 2:16pm
The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is finally attracting attention from global leaders.
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Pictures: Extreme Sun and Stars

August 11, 2014 - 11:46am
More than 200 billion stars fill the Milky Way galaxy and several hundred billion galaxies swirl in the universe. Our telescopes and supercomputers capture them in all their glory.
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Q&A: Why Sunni Extremists Are Destroying Ancient Religious Sites in Mosul

August 11, 2014 - 1:46am
A rich and diverse history is being lost as Islamic extremists destroy religious sites in Mosul and run off the city's remaining Christians.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Galaxies Stretch, Stars Tilt, and Mars Beckons

August 10, 2014 - 8:16am
Secrets of a frozen moon, gravity playing tricks on galaxies, and the watery past of a desert world are spotlighted in this week's best space pictures.
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Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa Save the Species?

August 10, 2014 - 7:01am
Conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert are taking drastic steps in the face of rampant rhino poaching in South Africa.
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Mind in the Mound: How Do Termites Build Their Huge Structures?

August 9, 2014 - 1:01pm
Termites move a fourth of a metric ton of dirt to build mounds that can reach 17 feet (5 meters) and higher.
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The Smithsonian Disassembles Its Dinosaurs

August 9, 2014 - 7:01am
The Smithsonian is renovating its dinosaur hall, which means giant skeletons must come down.
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Promising Ebola Drugs Stuck in Lab Limbo as Outbreak Rages in Africa

August 8, 2014 - 3:16pm
Lack of funds, regulatory hurdles hold up game-changing therapies.
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Big Cities Beckoned the Brainy Across History

August 8, 2014 - 11:31am
A massive births and deaths database reveals that cultural figures have migrated to cities in the same way for centuries.
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