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November 19, 2007

 

Cat face

The Domestication of Cats

Many people believe that cats became domesticated in Egypt, but a genetic study suggests that feline ancestors originally came from more humble roots.

April 16, 2006

 

pythagoras

Science Hero Award (Pythagoras)

It's time once more for the Science Hero Award, where we recognize someone from history who did terrific things to advance human understanding.

May 12, 2005

 

Grab a Toga

The Greeks had it figured out that the earth was round. How did they manage it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

West Nile Trouble

In the last few years, a scourge from the Middle East has posed a biological threat to North American well-being–mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus.

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