Cecelia Odum

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Fabulous Fall Foliage in Full Bloom: Pictures

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Massive Megalithic Stone Ruins Discovered in Russia

An incredible discovery that was recently made in Russia threatens to shatter conventional theories about the history of the planet. In southern …

Robin Williams: A Photo Gallery

The world's oldest living things

Rachel Sussman shows photographs of the world's oldest continuously living organisms -- from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago's coast to an …

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An Ancient City Is Discovered Underwater. What They Found Will Change History Forever

The city of Heracleion was engulfed underwater 1500 years ago. This grand city had been mentioned by the Greek writer Herodotus, the 5th-century BC …

Don’t miss “The Path of Nature,” closing Sunday. This exhibition reveals a rich tradition of painting out of doors nearly a century before Impressionism. At the heart of this collection is a group of paintings executed by northern artists drawn to Rome by its combination of antiquity and natural beauty. http://met.org/XcjLlW Charles Rémond (French, 1795–1875) | View of the Basilica of Constantine from the Palatine, Rome | ca. 1822–25

9 Extraordinary Underground Cities

Humans like to build cities that reach for the sky, but sometimes they also build downward. Whether for protection, or just because they can, we've …

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Scenes of Spring

Temperatures in the northern hemisphere are finally warming, flowers are blooming, and the sunshine beckons us outside once again. On a nice spring day like today, I thought I'd share some recent colorful images of the season from Germany, Japan, Scotland, the United States, and more.

Cut Garden Costs by Starting Seeds Indoors

Face it, people: Gardening can be pricey. New plants, tools, and all those extras can add up. So how do you slice your gardening budget? Consider …

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'Retronauting': why we can't stop sharing old photographs

Vintage pictures shared online by accounts such as Retronaut, HistoryInPics and IndiaHistoryPic capture moments gone for ever, but as vividly as the here-and-now. It's a heady mix of nostalgia and history<p>• View a gallery of stunning vintage pictures • The power of photography: time, mortality and …

The next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs

The emerging process of 3-D printing, which uses computer-created digital models to create real-world objects, has produced everything from toys to jewelry to food.<p>Soon, however, 3-D printers may be spitting out something far more complex, and controversial: human organs.<p>For years now, medical …

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Simple Blood Test To Spot Early Lung Cancer Getting Closer

One of these days, there could well be a simple blood test that can help diagnose and track cancers. We aren't there yet, but a burst of research in this area shows we are getting a lot closer.<p>In the latest of these studies, scientists have used blood samples to identify people with lung cancer.<p>At …

Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform

Embryonic stem cells can become any type of cell, thanks to an ancient virus, scientists say.<p>A virus that invaded the genomes of humanity's ancestors millions of years ago now plays a critical role in the embryonic stem cells from which all cells in the human body derive, new research shows.<p>The …

Twenty Years of Alzheimer’s Research May Have Focused on the Wrong Protein

Most researchers think the disease is caused by the build-up of beta amyloid. But over 100 drugs targeting it have failed. Have they been focusing on …

First Successful Regeneration Of An Organ In A Mammal

A chemical trigger regrows the thymus of a living mouse<p>Oh, to be a mouse. You'd have been cured of every conceivable cancer and now, you'd have something of a fountain of youth, too, at least for your thymus. A team of researchers has gotten immune-system organs called thymuses in mice to grow, <i>The</i> …

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Inside the mummies' embalmed bodies – courtesy of a hospital CT scanner

The British Museum's next big exhibition reveals secrets that experts have been able only to guess at – until now<p>Spare a thought for the unknown adult mummified in a Theban necropolis more than 2,500 years go. Not only did he suffer the most excruciating, possibly life-threatening dental abscesses, …

Spiders Could Fix Your Broken Bones

Broken bones and compound fractures often lead to the insertion of metal plates and screws, a painful process that requires two surgeries and carries the risk of infection and swelling. Fortunately, a better alternative might be on the horizon, courtesy of our good friend the spider.<p>A paper …

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10 Tips for a Simplified Garden, to Grow More With Less

It has been more than three years since I last wrote about My Neighbor Bea, a person who has persuaded her family (including her husband, Scott, her …