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The man who kept the Lakota language alive

The Native American teacher and author Albert White Hat died recently. He was a member of the Rosebud Sioux tribe who dedicated himself to preserving …

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Perfectly Timed Photos of Great White Sharks Breaching

Call it skill, luck or just being at the right place at the right time. Chris McLennan is an international award winning travel and adventure photographer who's captured some truly amazing photos of great white sharks breaching.<p>The ocean around Seal Island, in False Bay, South Africa, is the only …

Coelacanth Genes Mapped, "Living Fossil" Evolved Slowly

Ancient fish's DNA evolved more slowly than that of other fish or animals.<p><b>In the deep sea, slow and steady wins the race—and that proverb is reflected in the genes of the coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae), a new study says.</b><p>When the study authors sequenced the ancient fish's genome, they found that …

How the giant squid was finally caught on camera

Back in January we reported on the first ever on-camera glimpse of a living giant squid in the wild. The feat was a news sensation, and no wonder as …

Zoology

Great Barrier Reef: Through the Lens of David Doubilet

Reef may be added to list of endangered World Heritage sites.<p><b>Underwater photographer David Doubilet made his first trip to Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 1979. Since then, he's returned 11 times to the 1,400-mile-long (2,254-kilometer-long) kingdom of coral off the Queensland coast.</b><p>In light of …

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The Great Barrier Reef we stand to lose – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/19/great-barrier-reef-in-pictures<p>720<p>As the UN pressures Australia to better protect the reef, …

Zombies roam the animal kingdom — and some of them may be after us

The zombies in "World War Z" are just actors — but in the animal world, zombies are a fact of life. Evolution can come up with some fiendish twists: For example, there are some species that bend other creatures to their will to keep their bizarre life cycles going. Or just to feast on their …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most stunning images from this week in the worlds of science and technology, including the planet’s largest solar-powered boat, the Paris Air Show and the aftermath of a forest fire.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Astronaut photography, a tiny helicopter and a hovering bike<p>Rocket launch, a …

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New to nature No 107: Typhochlaena costae

There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, that Harvard professor and mycologist Roland Thaxter once gave a public lecture on the Laboulbeniales, an …