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 2018-01-24 00:03 

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Melting Glaciers Could Reveal How Our Ancestors Dealt With Changing Climates...

While some archaeologists dig with trowels and shovels, others use a warming planet to their advantage....

 2018-01-23 23:37 

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What Dramatic Orca Hunt Video Tells Us About Dolphin Intelligence...

Video from a National Geographic expedition to Antarctica shows killer whales working together to "wave wash" a crabeater seal off sea ice and into the water. Is that a sign of whale culture?...

 2018-01-23 21:18 

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Endangered Blind Fish Found in Otherworldly Cave...

Facing pollution and overfishing, this little fish found refuge in China's pristine network of caves....

 2018-01-23 18:53 

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Red Pandas Rescued—Are These Animals the Next Black Market Pet?...

A seizure of the endangered animals in Laos hints at growing interest in them....

 2018-01-23 17:23 

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One of the Last Dead Sea Scrolls Deciphered...

The Hebrew scroll provides insight into ancient Judean celebrations....

 2018-01-23 17:00 

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Quiz: Which of These Pioneering Tech Ideas Are Real?...

National Geographic's CHASING GENIUS is back with an innovation challenge—get your ideas flowing with this quiz....

 2018-01-23 16:11 

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Why This Volcano Eruption in the Philippines May Be Especially Deadly...

All eyes are on the rumbling Mount Mayon, a perfectly cone-shaped volcano that could spew its dangerous contents at any moment....

 2018-01-23 14:59 

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How Mobile is Moving Boundaries...

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 2018-01-23 14:55 

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What is Spectrum, and Where are You on it?...

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 2018-01-23 14:51 

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5G Is Coming Soon. Do You Care? You Should. Here's Why....

Partner Content: Upgrading U.S. wireless networks has been called our most important infrastructure project. It's actually happening....

 2018-01-23 14:12 

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Here, the Homemade Butter Is Aged for Half a Century...

The Hunza people of northern Pakistan stash ingots of cow and yak butter underground for decades....

 2018-01-23 13:03 

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Why Alaska Is Uniquely Prone to Earthquakes and Tsunamis...

Today's earthquake and subsequent tsunami warning is a reminder that the region is a hub for intense seismic activity....

 2018-01-22 22:58 

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Half Billion-Year-Old Fossil Clue to How Worms Evolved...

The incredibly well-preserved fossil is helping scientists understand how some of Earth's first worms evolved....

 2018-01-22 17:51 

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Eerie Images of Hong Kong Concealed by Smog...

The city's expansive skyline is now barely visible beyond the thick pollution....

 2018-01-20 05:02 

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Why Do Moose Shed Their Antlers?...

Male moose—the world's largest deer—go to great lengths to allure females....

 2018-01-20 05:02 

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You Need Your Personal Space—Here's the Science Why...

Your brain uses it to protect you....

 2018-01-20 00:01 

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Face of 9,000-Year-Old Teenager Reconstructed...

The meticulous process, based on a skull from a Greek cave, reveals how our facial features have changed over the millennia....

 2018-01-19 23:13 

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Why Archaeologists Are Excited About a Viking Comb...

It's a 1,000-year-old comb simply inscribed with the word "comb," but it may hold clues to the origins of the Viking Age....

 2018-01-19 22:25 

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Ancient Maps Show Islands That Don't Really Exist...

For centuries, mapmakers have conjured up islands that only exist in the imagination....

 2018-01-19 19:57 

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Bloodsucking Ticks Make Cement to Attach to Your Skin...

The disease-carrying parasites' natural glue could also hold a key to healing us....

 2018-01-19 18:02 

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How a U.S. Government Shutdown Could Impact Science...

If Congress cannot agree on a budget, scientific research and environmental cleanup could pay the price....

 2018-01-19 13:07 

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A World Without Waste? Absolutely...

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 2018-01-18 21:42 

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Frogs Tote Tiny Radios to Save Their Species...

Scientists recently released hundreds of harlequin frogs to learn more about a deadly fungus pushing the species to extinction....

 2018-01-18 20:47 

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Advanced Plumbing and Metalwork Found on Ancient Greek Island...

Thousands of years ago, the Greek island of Keros was a sprawling metropolis....

 2018-01-18 20:45 

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6-Foot Iguana Shot With Crossbow Rescued in Florida...

The animal was shot several times and needed emergency surgery upon arrival at a wildlife center....

 2018-01-18 20:18 

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Sac Full of Deadly Spiders Opened and Milked for Venom...

These Australian funnel web spiders were found in a garden and brought to a zoo, where they will help scientists develop life-saving drugs....

 2018-01-18 19:45 

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You Can Smell When Someone's Sick—Here's How...

The curious case of a woman who can smell Parkinson's reminds us our noses are our first defense against illness....

 2018-01-18 14:09 

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Chameleon Bones Glow in the Dark, Even Through Skin...

A new study reveals that the color changers can also glow in the dark under ultraviolet light....

 2018-01-18 10:00 

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Animals Are Shrinking and Freezing to Death in a Changing Arctic...

Unusual weather brought by climate change is making it tough for muskoxen to get food—and sometimes even entombs them in ice....

 2018-01-17 20:47 

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World's Largest Underwater Cave Discovered...

Joining two previously known underwater caves, the newly discovered system is 215 miles long....

 2018-01-17 20:39 

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This Rat-Free City Park Is a Paradise of Rare Birds...

Since a park in Wellington, New Zealand, fenced out rats, stoats, and other predators, rare indigenous birds have returned to the city....

 2018-01-17 19:38 

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What Makes This Flu Season So Bad...

A dangerous strain paired with less effective vaccines has created a dangerous recipe for illness....

 2018-01-17 19:07 

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Venomous Sea Snake Found Off California—How'd It Get There?...

The yellow-bellied sea snake usually roams the world's tropical oceans....

 2018-01-17 17:13 

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The Science Behind the Meteor That Lit Up the North American Sky...

What's the difference between a meteor, a meteoroid, and a meteorite?...

 2018-01-17 15:28 

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Watch Wildlife Crime Evidence Go Up in Flames to Protect Species...

Authorities in Indonesia destroyed a stuffed tiger, boa skins, and more to ensure they don't leak back onto the black market....

 2018-01-16 23:26 

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Vintage Video Explains How Road Maps Were Made in 1940...

See how mapmakers painstakingly kept pace in an era when America's road network was constantly expanding....

 2018-01-16 20:26 

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Your Bright Idea Could Save the Biggest Reef on Earth...

Australia is calling on scientists from around the world to help rescue the Great Barrier Reef....

 2018-01-16 19:53 

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What Wiped Out the Aztecs? Scientists Find New Clues....

Salmonella could be partially to blame for a 16th century epidemic that killed millions....

 2018-01-16 19:04 

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Octopus Chokes Dolphin to Death in First-Ever Discovery...

The young male, Gilligan, was in otherwise perfect condition, a new study says....

 2018-01-16 12:00 

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This Woman Has Saved Thousands of Baby Bats...

She cares for dozens of orphans in her own home, swaddling them in blankets and hand feeding them....

 2018-01-16 05:01 

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Human Emissions Made Ocean Heat Wave 53 Times More Likely...

Three 2016 marine heat waves that killed whales, birds, corals, and shellfish from Australia to Alaska were many times more likely thanks to climate change....

 2018-01-15 20:00 

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Maybe Rats Aren't to Blame for the Black Death...

A provocative new study suggests that medieval plagues spread via fleas and lice on people....

 2018-01-15 18:03 

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See Why Japanese Women Are Paying to Cry with a 'Handsome' Man...

In a society that values emotional suppression, see how this attractive man is being paid to make you weep....

 2018-01-15 10:00 

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New 'Rainbow' Dinosaur May Have Sparkled Like a Hummingbird...

The duck-size animal found in China had iridescent plumage all over its head and chest....

 2018-01-15 02:30 

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What If Martin Luther King Jr. Was Never Assassinated?...

In weighing the question, historians unravel how Americans construct King's legacy—and how we conceive of civil rights in our own time....

 2018-01-13 05:01 

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Meet the Teen Who Snuck Aboard a Polar Expedition...

The 17-year-old made increasingly daring attempts to join Richard Byrds 1928 Antarctic voyage....

 2018-01-13 05:01 

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Chickens Prefer Attractive People...

The barnyard bird is a lot smarter than you think....

 2018-01-12 05:01 

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Photographer Uses Fire and Ice to Show How Glaciers Melt...

See how a National Geographic photographer captured a moment in time that reflects decades of change....

 2018-01-12 05:01 

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National Geographic's First Filmed Expedition Was a Disaster...

On the 130th anniversary of National Geographic's founding, look back at a failed attempt to get to the North Pole....

 2018-01-11 22:21 

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Take a 3-D Tour of a Space Cloud Full of Baby Stars...

NASA pictures merge with movie magic to create a stunning fly-through of the Orion Nebula....

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