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Thursday, July 31, 2014

  • Wood frog (Rana sylvatica), Connor's Lake, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, July. project

    Animals and Extreme Temperatures

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    Dismantling Dinosaurs

    The Smithsonian is renovating its dinosaur hall, which means giant skeletons must come down.


  • A photo of members from the Red Cross moving the body of an ebola victim.

    Ebola Drugs in Limbo

    Lack of funds, regulatory hurdles hold up game-changing therapies.


  • A photo of a crowd watching children sail boats in a pond near the Eiffel Tower in 1936.

    Cultural Migration Mapped

    A massive births and deaths database reveals that cultural figures have migrated to cities in the same way for centuries.


  • Chad Devereaux works at cleaning up the bricks that fell from three sides of his in-laws home in Sparks, Okla., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours.

    Oklahoma's New Quake Reality

    Oklahomans and local officials are trying to understand and react to a spate of earthquakes linked to the energy industry.


  • Photo of the ship found at the WTC site.

    World Trade Center Ship Dated

    A wooden ship unearthed at the World Trade Center site is dated to Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia, according to clues contained in tree rings.


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    Dinosaur Extinction 'Geologically Abrupt'

    After three decades of debating the role of the asteroid in the planet's last mass extinction, paleontologists are zeroing in on an answer.


  • The Grand Monsieur, Aubert de Villaine, walks the vines of Romanee-Saint-Vivant.

    Blackmail in Burgundy

    Telling the story of the poisoned vines, an American crime writer finds redemption in a French village.


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    Do Beaked Whales Have Internal Antlers?

    The elusive mammal may be able to detect a rival male's antlers through echolocation, scientists say.


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