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Florida airport monkeys are the descendants of zoo escapees

A colony of wild African green monkeys living near the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport finally gets an origin story. Much-beloved...
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Here’s how lightning may help clean the air

An airplane saw thunderstorms create extremely high levels of chemicals called oxidants. Lightning may play an important role in clearing...
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Scientists Say: Metal

These substances conduct electricity and heat, can be shaped and are often shiny. Metal (noun, “MET-al”) Metals are substances that...
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All hail ‘Emperor Dumbo,’ the newest species of deep-dwelling octopus

This is the first time a new octopus has been described using completely non-invasive imaging. A new species of Dumbo...
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18 dead and hundreds missing in catastrophic Himalayan avalanche

The raging flood of mud, ice and debris smashed through two hydroelectric dams. As many as 200 workers are still...
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