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Stunning Microscopic Photography

Photos of nature under high magnification.
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Top 8 Earth Science Stories Of 2006

Global warming as hot topic, water worlds under Antarctic ice, King Tut's alien heat source, and more.
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Strange Cloud Formations

The most amazing cloud photos you'll ever see.
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101 Amazing Facts Of Earth

The following list of Earth's extremes and other amazing facts is presented in Q&A format, so you can cover the answers to test your knowledge of the home planet.
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Red Squirrels Plan Ahead for Babies

A new study shows that the animals coordinate their litters based on their anticipation of nut yields.
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Popular Incense May Mean Fewer Trees

A new study shows that tapping trees for frankincense--often used in religious ceremonies--could be destroying them.
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Optimists May Have Longer Lives

Optimists may enjoy longer lives than people with a dimmer outlook on the future, a long-term study suggests.
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Flu Pandemic Could Kill Up To 80 Million

New tally of deaths from the 1918 flu outbreak shows that developing countries would be hardest hit.
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White Dolphin Declared Extinct

China's white dolphin has been put on the extinct species list.
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Air You Breathe Loaded With Microbes

The finding, detailed online this week in the journal for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, will allow scientists to create a baseline against which future researchers can measure changes in bacterial populations due to factors such as
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