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Bird Brains - July 2008Clues to the origins of human language are turning up in the brains of birds.
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Capturing Carbon - July 2008An 8th-grader's science project prompts her scientist father to develop a new way to pull excess CO2 out of the atmosphere.
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Emergence - July 2007How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members?
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First Primates - July 2008Our most distant primate ancestors, which took the stage shortly after the dinosaurs left it, were tree-dwellers the size of mice.
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Leeches - July 2008A century after falling out of favor among doctors, medicinal leeches are back in hospitals, sucking away on patients' wounds.
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Mammoth Mystery - July 2008A pair of mammoth skeletons is found locked together by their tusks. What happened?
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Papyrus - November 2006Scraps of writings from a garbage dump in ancient Egypt reveal what life was like 2,000 years ago.
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Profile: Julie Schablitsky - July 2007Meet an archeologist who is helping to rewrite the history of the Old West.
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Profile: Edith Widder - July 2008Meet a marine biologist and explorer who has engineered new ways to spy on deep-sea creatures.
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The Search for ET - July 2008Astronomers have their radio telescopes tuned to receive signals from alien worlds. But is anybody out there?
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Space Storms - July 2008Behind the dazzling display of the aurora borealis are space storms that could turn the lights off here on Earth.
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T. Rex Blood? - July 2007Preserved soft tissue, including possible blood vessels and red blood cells, are turning up in dinosaur fossils.
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