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“Africa”

Apr 27, 2016 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Communal living and free love were all the rage in the 1960s, but scientists have discovered a species of bird that still enjoys such a life.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 29, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.
Mar 14, 2016 03:40 PM ET // AFP
The action settles a cross-border dispute with Tanzania over whether seized elephant tusks should be saved as legal evidence against poachers.
Mar 11, 2016 08:56 AM ET // AFP
The number of African rhinos killed by poachers has increased for the sixth year in a row, conservationists say.
Mar 9, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Air Shepherd system uses infrared cameras to prevent illegal elephant and rhino poaching. Continue reading →
Feb 9, 2016 08:55 AM ET // AFP
The Electrify Africa Act, signed into law on Monday, gives 50 million Africans access to power.
Feb 4, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric mammals used its unique nose to produce calls so deep that they were nearly infrasound.
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