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Salt-deprived animals and insects living far inland from some coasts may benefit if global warming increases hurricane intensity, a new study suggests.

October 28, 2008
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Ancient copper mines in Jordan were productive when the Bible says Solomon built Jerusalem's first temple, according to a new study.

October 28, 2008
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In a twist worthy of a Halloween horror movie, Siberian moths have acquired a taste for blood, and scientists believe they're seeing evolution in action. With video.

October 27, 2008
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As South Africa reels from a major HIV/AIDS epidemic, health workers are turning to cell phone technology to get the word out about testing for the virus.

October 24, 2008
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A 2008 expedition to the Xe Bang Fai River cave in the central part of the country uncovers "spectacular formations," and some of the largest cave rooms on Earth.

October 20, 2008
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Mining methods, including dredging and river diversions, have damaged rural landscapes and local lifestyles, activists say.

October 17, 2008
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A mining boom in Mongolia is threatening to destroy the country's essential watersheds and is forcing nomadic herders to abandon their land and traditional way of life, environmentalists warn.

October 16, 2008
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The skull of a 375-million-year-old walking fish reveals new clues to how our fish ancestors evolved into land dwellers, a new study says.

October 15, 2008
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Hundreds of fruit species flourish in the Amazon region, but relatively few--like antioxidant-rich acai, a wild palm fruit --ever reach international markets. Experts say fruits are a vital part of the Amazon's wealth and may provide important alternatives to timber.

October 14, 2008
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Once obscure Amazon fruits like açaí are riding health claims to supermarket success. Could a scaly palm fruit with three times the vitamin A of carrots be the rain forest's next popular export?

October 14, 2008
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The chimpanzee subspecies known for resolving conflict with sex has been observed hunting and killing other primates, according to new research that challenges the bonobo's peacenik reputation.

October 13, 2008
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Economies built on fishing shrinking stocks of shark are putting some Baja fishers in a precarious place.

September 30, 2008
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A newly discovered predatory dinosaur with a birdlike breathing system may help scientists better understand the evolution of avian lungs.

September 29, 2008
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A newly discovered meat-eating dinosaur with a birdlike breathing system may help scientists better understand how bird lungs evolved.

September 29, 2008
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A rough-skinned frog species thought to have gone extinct more than 20 years ago may have been found alive in a Honduran rain forest.

September 26, 2008

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