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Oct 1, 2014 09:40 AM ET
Demonstrations in Hong Kong have sprung up over recent electoral changes announced by the Chinese government. Trace explains what near- and long-term issues have motivated protesters to take to the streets.
Sep 24, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mysterious animals whose remains resemble dried up pomegranates lived 370 million years before the world's first dinosaurs emerged. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 09:37 AM ET
The Dalai Lama recently implied he'd be the last to hold the position, because the Dalia Lama would not be reborn in China until Tibet was free of the larger country's rule. How did long-running tensions between Tibet and China begin? Tara explains.
Sep 15, 2014 04:10 PM ET // AFP
State media reports that none of the rare fish were detected reproducing naturally in the polluted and crowded Yangtze river last year.
Sep 15, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Chinese are building islands in the South China sea, for air bases or ports. How is that done and how do they stay where you put them?
Sep 11, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly discovered dino-era pterosaur looks to have been built for scooping up fish -- a lot of them. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A gorge formed by an earthquake and a violent river arrived quickly and could be gone in 50 years.
Aug 15, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The glaciers on the Tibetan plateau -- which provide freshwater for 2 billion people -- are warmer than in the past two millennia.
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