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Why Russia Gave up Alaska, America"s Gateway to the Arctic

The tale of how and why Russia ceded its control over Alaska to the U.S. 150 years ago is actually two tales and two intertwining histories......»»

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World’s Most Diverse Dinosaur Footprints Preserved in Australia | Video

More than 20 different types of dinosaur tracks are preserved along the coast of western Australia, earning it the name “Australia’s Jurassic Park” … even though the footprints date to the Cretaceous......»»

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11 Asian Elephants Rescued from Mud-Filled Bomb Crater

A muddy rescue saves 11 elephants in Cambodia......»»

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1,000-Year-Old Toy Viking Boat Unearthed in Norway

Archaeologists recently found a 1,000-year-old toy Viking ship during an excavation of a site in central Norway......»»

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Putting Names to Faces May Boost Cooperation

People are more likely to cooperate when they know someone's name, new research finds......»»

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Crikey! Refrigerator-Size Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Australia

Refrigerator-size dinosaur footprints are just some of the trackways that make the western coast of Australia the most diverse place on Earth for dinosaur footprints, a new study finds......»»

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Woman"s Painful Sores Are Not Bug Bites, But Burrowing Bugs

Strange sores on a woman's swollen skin weren't caused by an insect bite, but by insects burrowing into her skin, according to a recent report of the woman's case......»»

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Photos: Dinosaur Tracks Reveal Australia"s "Jurassic Park"

In an effort to save their culture's history, the Goolarabooloo people of Australia called in a group of paleontologists to examine thousands of dinosaur footprints......»»

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Here"s Why "Homemade Slime" Can Be Bad for Kids

It sounds like a fun science project, but making "slime" at home can hurt kids......»»

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X-37B Space Plane Breaks Orbital Record | Video

On March 25, the X-37B robotic space plane broke an orbital record when it hit 675 days in orbit around Earth......»»

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Wrong-Way, Daredevil Asteroid Plays "Chicken" with Jupiter

Astronomers have found a bizarre asteroid orbiting the sun in the wrong direction while playing a risky game of "chicken" with the largest planet in the solar system......»»

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Facts About Humpback Whales

Humpback whales are known for their haunting songs and amazing aerial acrobatic displays......»»

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150 Years Ago Today, the US Bought Alaska

The U.S. bought Alaska for $7.2 million, though the region's worth wasn't realized until three decades later when Alaskans struck gold......»»

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Wine-Loving Physicist Solves Bottle Drip Problem

A scientist has created a wine bottle lip that doesn't drip......»»

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Coughing, Sneezing … Loneliness: Isolation Can Make Colds Worse

The lonelier a person feels, the more miserable they feel when they have a cold......»»

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Hind Sight: Blind Tadpoles See Via Eyes in Tails

Tadpoles that "see" through eyes grafted onto their tails represent an exciting step forward for regenerative medicine, researchers said......»»

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Cannabis Over Cows? Richard Branson Tells Farmers to Grow Weed

Instead of raising cows, the billionaire said farmers in New Zealand should grow cannabis......»»

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Gruesome Wasp Named After Shape-Shifting "Star Trek" Character

A group of wasps with a gruesome lifestyle has just gained 15 new members. Like their kin, the newbies make a habit of laying their eggs in developing insects......»»

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"Space Poop" Challenge Winners Come Clean on Victory

From power-supply issues to skin-protection concerns, the winners of NASA's Space Poop Challenge discussed all the details of their innovative spacesuit waste-disposal systems designed to help solve NASA's astronaut potty problem......»»

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Wind Tunnel for Birds Could Result in Agile Drones

A specially designed wind tunnel for birds could help scientists learn the secrets of avian aerial abilities and translate them into drones that are masters of flying through rough-and-tumble conditions......»»

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