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May 11, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Worm poop is so plentiful in parts of South America that it can change entire landscapes.
May 5, 2016 10:07 AM ET // AFP
Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches in recent months. Continue reading →
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 17, 2016 10:07 AM ET // AFP
The magnitude 7.8 temblor tumbled houses and left hundreds trapped under rubble. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The 13-year-old girl died during a ritual sacrifice at Mount Llullaillaco, Argentina, 500 years ago.
Mar 25, 2016 11:46 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The Brazilian outbreak likely started from a single introduction of the virus into the Americas, in mid-2013, finds genetic analysis.
Mar 18, 2016 06:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Boatloads of butterflies have just been tallied at a national park in Bolivia.
Dec 6, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Colombia has found a Spanish galleon that went down off the country's coast with a treasure now valued between $4 billion and $17 billion. Continue reading →
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