Published April 20, 2011
Explore zoomable maps of the U.S. Gulf Coast to see which beaches were hit worst by the oil spill last summer and how they're faring now. (Also see: "Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary: Hard-Hit Beaches Mostly Oil-Free.")
Mouse over the images to access zoom tools. "Home" icon returns picture to fully zoomed-out view.
How to Feed Our Growing Planet
National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.
The Innovators Project
After achieving nuclear fusion at age 14, Taylor, now 19, is working with subatomic particles for solutions to nuclear terrorism and cancer.
These embryonic fish are transparent, making it easy to watch their brain cells in action. by Virginia Hughes
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