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Chemical traces from alpaca poop dating to over 1,000 years ago are helping scientists to trace the history of the animals' domestication. [Read More]
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The Earth's deep, underground ecosystems are nearly twice as big as the planet's oceans — and they could hold millions of undiscovered species. Thousands of... [Read More]
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Here's the horrifying way these sea creatures met their end more than 250 million years ago. [Read More]
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The Great Barrier Reef is the only living structure visible from space. [Read More]
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If you want to survive the "Game of Thrones," it pays to be noble, female and flexible about the concept of loyalty. [Read More]
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From the forerunner to backgammon to a Norse strategy game called Viking chess, here's a look at the fascinating games played in our very distant... [Read More]
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It's one of the world's oldest board games. [Read More]
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What is clean coal, and how many years worth of coal does the United States have left? [Read More]
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Eagle vision would mean 20/4 resolution, built-in magnifying glasses, and the ability to perceive an inconceivable array of colors. [Read More]
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Kangaroos are one of many marsupials native to Australia, and are expert jumpers, and even swimmers, that live in groups called mobs. [Read More]
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As a Jupiter-size world swings around its small but active star, bombarded by radiation, the planet leaves behind a tail of escaping helium as wide... [Read More]
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New work uses a global network of ultraprecise atomic clocks to search for signs of dark matter. [Read More]
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The strain of Yersinia pestis that brought the black death to Europe is likely extinct, researchers say. Their work confirms that these bacteria were the... [Read More]
What kind of pathogen will cause the next global pandemic disaster? A new report addresses the question. [Read More]
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Layers of civilization in Neolithic Turkey reveal a quick switch from hunting and gathering to herding and farming. [Read More]
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Plague is often associated with the Middle Ages, but the infamous disease wreaked havoc before and after that time, and continues to infect people today. [Read More]
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A new study of weird terrestrial rocks offers a different perspective on tiny Marian 'blueberries' spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover. [Read More]
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China's robotic Chang'e 4 spacecraft launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center this afternoon (Dec. 7), kicking off the first-ever surface mission to the moon's far side. [Read More]
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Sharks raised in a warmed-up tank showed a predisposition for making right-hand turns. [Read More]
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How exactly do the world's water-dwellers breathe underwater? It turns out they've evolved many strategies. [Read More]
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