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Mar 28, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Did you miss these stories from this week? Here's your chance to catch up before the weekend hits. Continue reading →
Mar 26, 2015 06:51 AM ET
Tibet's current Dalai Lama, now 80 years old, has announced he may not reincarnate, which would halt a 700-year-old religious practice. It may be his only option for saving Buddhism from Chinese government interference.
Jan 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Geese can travel high over mountains, but they choose to fly roller coaster-style over the Himalayas. Researchers found out why.
Nov 24, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A vast ancient canyon lies buried underneath a present-day river that cuts through the Himalayas in Tibet.
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.
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.
Jul 22, 2014 12:15 PM ET // AFP
False tweeters are dedicated to circulating China's message on Tibet.
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
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