Orangutans can get exercise and look down their noses at zoo visitors, thanks to cables that stretch from one side of the primate habitat to the other. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For A New Kind Of Commute, Some Eye The Sky

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A lone emperor penguin makes his rounds, at the edge of an iceberg drift in the Antarctic's Ross Sea in 2006. John Weller/AP hide caption

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Delegates To Debate Watered-Down Plan For Antarctic Marine Preserve

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Diplomats Try For Deal Protecting Marine Life Near Antarctica

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Fuel Efficiency Standards Live On After 1973 Oil Embargo

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Nobel Chemistry Prize Goes To Scientists Who Made Computer Models

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3 Scientists Share 2013 Nobel Prize For Chemistry

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Scientists Win Nobel For Work On How Cells Communicate

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Nobel Prize Awarded In Medicine

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UN Climate Change Report: Sea Level, Air Temperature To Rise

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Richard Harris discussed the latest report on climate change

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Quake In Central Pakistan Makes New Island

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An iceberg floats through the water in Ilulissat, Greenland, in July. Researchers are studying how climate change and melting glaciers will affect the rest of the world. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How Many Scientists Does It Take To Write A Climate Report?

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A rig drills a hydraulic fracturing well for natural gas outside Rifle, Colo., in March. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Natural Gas May Be Easier On Climate Than Coal, Despite Methane Leaks

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The surface tower at a drill site, under construction during blistering Antarctic winds. Data from instruments, deployed through 450 meters of ice, is transmitted from the tower by satellite back to the Naval Postgraduate School. Image courtesy of Tim Stanton hide caption

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Remote Antarctic Trek Reveals A Glacier Melting From Below

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This artist's illustration shows the Voyager 1 space probe. The spacecraft was launched on Sept. 5, 1977, and as of August 2012, it is outside the bubble of hot gas, known as the "heliopause," that radiates from the sun. NASA/Landov hide caption

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See Ya, Voyager: Probe Has Finally Entered Interstellar Space

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