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Watch as archaeologists reveal how they identified the long-lost mummy of Hatshepsut, an Egyptian ruler famous for donning the male garb of a pharaoh.

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Field expeditions to exotic locales to help with scientific research are becoming more common—but they're still uncomfortable and fraught with peril, experts say.

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Summer travel season starts this weekend, and what better time to take a closer look at this vacation mecca? And we do mean closer.

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The first captive koala twins since 1960 reared their fuzzy heads, rare turtles broke the surface, security guards got "x-ray specs," and more.

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This week's pictures: Vet gives crocodile a hand, Venus glows, girls gone watery, and more. Warning: graphic image.

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Crisscrossed with gems up to 36 feet (11 meters) long, Mexico's Cave of Crystals looks like nothing so much as Superman's Fortress of Solitude.

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Watch as a Philippine carpenter is crucified—an annual Good Friday ritual, which he sees as payback for God saving his wife and daughter's lives.

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Grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park no longer need protection under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. says, a move that critics call premature.

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This week: Las Vegas icon implodes, seas found on Saturn moon, elections commence in Mauritania, and more.

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Tarzan, eat your heart out. Zip lines and walkways crisscrossing Costa Rican jungles are offering monkey's-eye views of these vibrant habitats.

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This week: jumbo squid vs. giant whale, robot ethics, Richard Leakey on rare gorilla birth, discovery of longest underground river, and more.

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The treasure hunters are only the latest to search for a cache of gold said to have been buried near Florida's Suwannee River by 19th century pirate Jean LaFitte.

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What Wile E. Coyote would have given for one of these: a 400-story-high walkway that will break your fall for $25.

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The princes of "Sealand" are selling the North Sea platform they call a country. Among the suitors: a Web site eager to extend the principality's pirate tradition.

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Even in apartment blocks, volunteer shooters take aim to rid the ultra-orderly metropolis of a disorderly invasive species.


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