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Jan 26, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
This week: a salute to the platypus, a fire burns for 5,000 years, and a town in Argentina sinks -- then reappears.
Jan 23, 2015 12:17 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An underground fire in Australia has been burning continuously since before the Bronze Age. Continue reading →
Jan 20, 2015 12:03 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An 1815 geological map of the British Isles changed the way we look at the ground beneath us. Continue reading →
Jan 20, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
Nitrogen may have arrived on Earth in ancient meteorites after the planet had already formed.
Jan 17, 2015 08:20 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Humans have crossed four of nine 'planetary boundaries' that could render Earth less hospitable to life, reports a new study. Continue reading →
Jan 15, 2015 02:05 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Before and after satellite maps show Boko Haram's horrific campaign of terror.
Jan 14, 2015 12:51 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Destroying forests and intensively farming the land erodes as much soil in a few decades as would naturally erode over thousands of years. Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An insect-eating plant proves that evolved strategies can sometimes be just as effective as thinking through problems.
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