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Great white shark attacks are on the rise, says an expert. But there are ways to reduce risk.
Attacks by great white sharks are on the rise, an expert says. But there are ways to reduce risk.
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I'm scared now :/
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For our latest #YourShot assignment, editor Ed Kashi wants you to "make an image that captures the essence of a moment, a person, or a scene."
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Respect the animal or subject that you are photographing.
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One of the oldest questions may be answered in our lifetimes: are we alone?
One of the oldest questions may be answered in our lifetimes. Are we alone?
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Maybe we should drop the term 'Astrobiology' and instead use 'Exobiology', for is unlikely that life exists on other stars, which is what 'astro' means.  It is almost certain that life exists on other planets, though..... just a thought.  
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A powerful telescope may have found clues to the origin of ultra-high-energy particles that bombard the Earth.
A powerful telescope may have found clues to the origin of ultra-high-energy particles that bombard the Earth.
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Where were you when Apollo 11 landed on the Moon? #Apollo45
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In front of the TV, duh!
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A commercial project in southern Kenya is the nation's first to use carbon offsets to mitigate global warming and aid local development.
A commercial project in southern Kenya is the nation's first to use carbon offsets to mitigate global warming and aid local development.
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Female hoopoe birds paint their eggs with bacteria to protect their young before they're even born.
It’s spring. A female hoopoe—a bird that looks like a pickaxe painted in a tiger’s colours—lays her eggs in a hole within a tree. The eggs come out milky blue, but they soon change colour to a muck...
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In one of the largest studies ever conducted on chimp cognition, researchers report that individual differences are due to genetic makeup.
A large study of chimps finds certain aspects of intelligence are more heritable than others.
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Plants have been known to react to changes in their environment—but are they listening too?
Plants respond to the acoustic vibrations of chewing insects by producing defensive oils meant to ward off predators.
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I think my plants need hearing aids then!
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When oil booms cause families to relocate in pursuit of brighter futures, small towns are often faced with growing pains like housing shortages and overcrowding in jails.
The oil boom has brought new earning prospects to the families who come to Montana, but there's a flip side in the form of housing shortages and crime.
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National parks in the United States have already experienced "extreme" climate change over the past few decades, and the trend is likely to accelerate unless bold steps are taken, scientists say.
Global warming threatens visitor experience and national treasures, scientists say.
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+Stefen Mandagi That does not remove our responsibility to be stewards of god's creation. Trashing the environment is a sin. As for the last days, read the epistles of John. We have been in the Last Days since the time of Christ.
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For 450 years, no one knew where the Swedish warship Mars sank in the Baltic Sea. Now, researchers are uncovering the secrets of the well preserved ship.
Divers discover a remarkably well preserved warship, stumble onto treasure, and thwart a curse.
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