Saving Wildlife From The Midwestern Oil Spill

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Vertebrate Genomes Hide Ancient Viruses

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Spinning Some Silken Science

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A Pleurosigma, a type of phytoplankton in the ocean. Phytoplankton generate more than half of the Earth's oxygen. Harry Taylor/Nikon Small World hide caption

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The Food Chain's Weak Link: Tiny Ocean Plants Dying

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A flint-knapper makes sharp stone flakes by striking a flint "core" with a hammerstone. Human Origins Initiative hide caption

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A Handy Bunch: Tools, Thumbs Helped Us Thrive

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Gulf Fisheries' Future In Doubt

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Scientists studied the Manduca sexta caterpillar under X-ray and found that when caterpillars walk, their guts move forward first, followed by the rest of their bodies in a rippling movement. Ted Kropiewnicki/Tree of Life Web Project hide caption

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Gut Check: How Do Caterpillars Walk?

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Is Climate Change Leading To Super Marmots?

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Paul Greenberg, pictured here with his daughter Tanya, has been fishing striped bass since childhood. He frequently writes about fish for The New York Times. Courtesy of Paul Greenberg hide caption

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Paul Greenberg: The Future Of 'Wild Fish'

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The eggs are layered with moist sand to cushion their journey. Share the Beach volunteers use counters to make sure all 127 eggs from this loggerhead nest are accounted for. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Before They Hatch: Moving Sea Turtle Eggs From Gulf

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Gulf Fish Cordoned Off For Seafood Sniffers' Inspection

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Oil Well Capped, But For How Long?

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Dropping Love's Call Drives Beetles Away

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Horse Racing's Zenyatta Puts The Boys To Shame

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