Causes of Deadly Washington Mudslide Revealed in Scientific Report

11 hours 16 min ago
The report says that logging in the area may have played a role.
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First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard

11 hours 16 min ago
Canada's Heiltsuk people discover more grizzlies living in their midst than they thought.
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Smallpox and Anthrax Scandals Cap History of Fumbling Dangerous Materials

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 16:42
The CDC, NIH, and FDA have mishandled hazardous materials, but they aren't alone.
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At Crash Scene of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Rebels Blame Ukraine

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:34
In rebel-held Ukraine, the fighters searching for bodies are adamant Ukraine is to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
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Gaza's Tunnels, Now Used to Attack Israel, Began as Economic Lifelines

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:34
Citizens of Gaza have long used tunnels as economic lifelines. Now Hamas is using them to attack Israel.
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What Do Wild Animals Do in a Wildfire?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:29
As summer wildfires burn a million acres in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, some of the wild animals that live there have evolved to cope with—and even thrive after—the flames.
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The Battle to Be King of the Lumberjacks

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:29
In a hail of wood chips and sawdust, beefy woodsmen at the U.S. lumberjacking championships show that experience matters in the "original extreme sport."
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The Denali Climb That Became One of the Deadliest

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:38
A 1967 expedition to the top of Denali (Mount McKinley), America's highest peak, turned tragic when seven members of a 12-man team lost their lives in a storm.
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Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 07:42
This month many of the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide will celebrate Ramadan with fasting and prayer.
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Los Angeles River: From Concrete Ditch to Urban Oasis

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 07:42
It's mostly treated wastewater. The rapids aren't much. But a $1 billion restoration offers hope for the river's future.
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Malaysian Airliner Downing Hits AIDS Research

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:03
The loss of at least a half-dozen AIDS researchers in the Malaysia Airlines tragedy has hit the research field hard.Friday
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Who Were the Ancient Bog Mummies? Surprising New Clues

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:33
Centuries-old corpses cast into Danish bogs may have been revered travelers, researchers reveal.
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Wildfires Intensify in Pacific Northwest as Winds Rise

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26
Fires burn significant areas in Washington and Oregon.
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Best Space Pictures: Ancient Cluster of Stars, Heavy Metal on Mars, and Europa's Frozen Bars

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26
Astronauts welcome new supplies and summer brings beautiful skies in the week's best space pictures.
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Why Are Scientists Building an "Ocean" in the Middle of a Desert?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26
Researchers are building a miniature version of the Gulf of California in Biosphere 2.
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Can Drones Fight Illegal "Pirate" Fishing?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26
Conservationists test unmanned aerial vehicles in Belize and California.
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First U.S. Chikungunya Virus Infections Take Hold

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26
A mosquito-borne disease that usually affects travelers to Asia and the Caribbean has established itself in North America.
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Do You Know Where Your Aquarium Fish Come From?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:45
Finding where Nemo comes from can be an exercise in frustration, thanks to a global patchwork of aquarium trade regulations.
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Q&A: Inside the World's Largest Indoor Farm

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:00
What if farms came in from the cold and we grew our food indoors? Powered by 17,500 LED lights, a new Japanese "plant factory" is producing 10,000 heads of lettuce a day.
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Can Snowshoe Hares Evolve to Cope With Climate Change?

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:00
The North American animals, which turn white each winter, may adapt to less snow by staying brown for longer periods, researchers suggest.
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