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The country has more deaths than any other affected nation, prompting a quarantine and curfew in the capital.
An experimental therapy showed success in monkeys with Marburg virus, offering hope for new treatments for related Ebola virus.
Neanderthals and modern people overlapped in mosaic fashion for thousands of years, improved dating reveals.
Biologists have discovered microbes thriving in a subglacial Antarctic lake that could be a model for life on distant worlds.
We seem indifferent to the mass extinction we're causing, yet we lose a part of ourselves when another animal dies out.
Surrounded by war, Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo is an island of sanity in a complicated reality.
As drought ravages surface water supplies, we're pumping groundwater to save us. And it will—for a while.
Under a proposed EPA rule, state officials will have to cut carbon emissions by nearly 45 percent—one of the highest targets in the country.
Monarch butterflies are quickly disappearing, and the loss of essential milkweed is a major culprit.
A family takes a summer road trip in the 1950s to follow the Lewis and Clark Trail using original journal records.
The need to transmit power over long distances is increasing demand for submarine power cables, but the industry still faces hurdles.
Researchers discover area of genome linked to growth differs between pygmies and their taller neighbors.
Central Africa has lost 64 percent of its elephants in a decade, while 75 percent of all African elephant populations are in decline.
More than 46 million Americans—including 12 million children—now rely on local food aid to get by, according to a new study that sheds light on the scope of America's hunger problem.
Your house can tell others whether you're happy or well organized or friendly—even what your politics are.
Already known for detecting land mines, the giant African rodents may be able to sniff out tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.
Drillers have more work than they can handle, as water tables fall and experts warn of long-term consequences.
To accommodate today's oceangoing behemoths, the canal is getting a $6 billion makeover.
Explorer Sylvia Earle shares her personal journey in new documentary film 'Mission Blue' and explains why the ocean is essential to life on Earth.
The Perseids compete with a supermoon, a Swedish forest goes up in smoke, and the Rosetta spacecraft orbits a comet.