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Leaving lawns untreated and allowing flowering plants to grow can help support the endangered rusty patched bumblebee... [Read More]
Tags: Leaving - Lawns - Grow
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The Pixar series is full of classic toys, from the Slinky Dog to the Speak & Spell, that sprung from the minds of clever inventors... [Read More]
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A contingent of descendants, related to the founder of the Smithsonian Institution, embarked on a tour of the museums... [Read More]
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The victims died when a ship transporting them to Canada was wrecked offshore of Cap-des-Rosiers beach... [Read More]
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Given the head's state of preservation, researchers are hopeful that they can extract viable DNA and use it to sequence the wolf's genome... [Read More]
Tags: Head - Wolf - Perfectly
A growing body of evidence suggests the behavioral symptoms of autism spectrum disorder could be linked to bacteria in the gut... [Read More]
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Behind the very first artifact to enter the African American History Museum's collections resides a story about recovering the Afro-Ecuadorian experience... [Read More]
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The master illusionist reunited the Star-Spangled Banner with its missing star in honor of a Flag Day ceremony at the American History Museum... [Read More]
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Alison Weir acknowledges the claim, which pulls on previously unexplored evidence, is... [Read More]
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The Hirshhorn Museum hosts the 'Truth Booth,' a pop-up confessional where participants record honest reflections... [Read More]
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Hirshhorn serves bowls of curry Thursday through Sundays through July 24 as part of Rirkrit Tiravanija's performance art piece... [Read More]
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Using air-dollies, the museum moved the largest sphinx in the western hemisphere 250 feet to a new entranceway... [Read More]
Tags: Museum - Sphinx - Penn
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A new analysis of the flying reptile's embryos indicates the bones needed for flight were highly developed in the egg... [Read More]
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Our brains manage to construct stable images even as our eyes keep jerking around. Here's what we know about how that happens. [Read More]
Tags: Eyes - Darting - Vision
Archivists are cataloging documents from the Assizes court in the Isle of Ely, which tried serious crimes... [Read More]
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The larvae of an invasive fly warp the birds' nostrils, which in turn impacts their ability to stay in tune... [Read More]
The first president wanted to unite citizens of all religions without alienating Catholics, freethinkers and Jews... [Read More]
Tags: Catholics - Jews - Why
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Made from wheat and barley, researchers believe the dough rings were likely ritual objects, not breakfast cereal... [Read More]
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The heavy core of a giant asteroid may be buried beneath the moon's South Pole-Aitken basin... [Read More]
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NASA is relaxing its restrictions on commercial activities on the ISS as part of an effort to free up funding for other projects... [Read More]
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