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An artist's reconstruction of Ledumahadi mafube, which means "a giant thunderclap at dawn," foraging during the early Jurassic in South Africa. Viktor Radermacher, University of the Witwatersrand hide caption

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Bones Reveal The Brontosaurus Had An Older, Massive Cousin In South Africa

The scientists think when this new dinosaur was alive, it was the largest creature ever to have walked the Earth. And unlike the lumbering creatures that came later, it could pop up on its hind legs.

Fire ecologist Malcolm North looks down at the still-burning Lions Fire from a ridge in the Sierra Nevadas. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Fire Ecologists Say More Fires Should Be Left To Burn. So Why Aren't They?

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An artist's reconstruction of Ledumahadi mafube, which means "a giant thunderclap at dawn," foraging during the early Jurassic in South Africa. Viktor Radermacher, University of the Witwatersrand hide caption

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Bones Reveal The Brontosaurus Had An Older, Massive Cousin In South Africa

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Democratic House candidate Kara Eastman participates in a 4th of July parade in Ralston, Neb. Women Democratic House candidates like Eastman are generally being significantly outraised by their male Democratic counterparts. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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There's A $500,000 Gender Gap When It Comes To Campaign Fundraising

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The edges of this sycamore leaf are turned upward into a cuplike shape, the typical sign of exposure to dicamba. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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A Drifting Weedkiller Puts Prized Trees At Risk

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