Smithsonian, Cornell breed the first puppies using in vitro fertilization and cryopreserved embryos…
Think your freeloading kid is bad? Black-crowned night herons have crashed at the Smithsonian National Zoo each summer for over a century.
By Justin Scuiletti
Hoping to take a selfie with the Hope Diamond or a recreation of a NASA space module on a visit to a Smithsonian museum? Go right ahead. However, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way.
By PBS NewsHour
A truck carrying a nearly-complete Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived at the loading dock of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History just after 6 a.m. EDT, Tuesday morning. The dinosaur had just completed its 2,000-mile journey from Bozeman, Mont., where…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
NEW YORK -- At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime's worth of Rosa Parks' belongings - among them her Presidential Medal of Freedom - sits in a New York warehouse, unseen and unsold.
By PBS NewsHour
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Hellbender salamanders are as old as the dinosaurs, but scientists know very little about these ancient amphibians. Scientists need to know how many live in the Midwest and Appalachian regions of the United States and how healthy the population is,…
By Ellen Rolfes
While the 19th century vision of America was as untrammeled wilderness -- overwhelming, majestic and sublime -- a new exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum shows a grittier 20th century America, altered by its inhabitants. "Landscapes in Passing" features…
More from interviews with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Kerry Brougher and Alison Klayman.
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