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Ebola is the latest, but far from the largest, in a long history of infectious disease outbreaks.
National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.
The moon took a bite out of the sun on Thursday for an exciting few hours. See the results.
With the Keystone XL in limbo, a fight is brewing over another proposed pipeline that would carry oil-sands crude across Canada to the Atlantic coast.
An unprecedented drought is threatening São Paulo's water supply.
Purple robes swath a galaxy, shepherds dance above Saturn's rings, and fishing fleets outshine cities in this week's best space pictures.
From mountain lions to wolves to snakes, see how scientists capture and tag wildlife to find out more about their secret lives.
The marine biologist discovered a world of glowing ocean creatures, never before seen by the human eye.
Countries around the world—including the United States—are learning a lot from the way these two West African nations have contained their Ebola cases.
Great bustards eat poisonous beetles to combat intestinal parasites—and possibly appear healthier to females, a new study suggests.
Thelma, a reticulated python, produced six baby snakes without the help of a male, new DNA evidence shows.
Safari outfitters allegedly duped hunters into paying extra to illegally shoot rhinos.
Even without genetic adaptations to altitude, early hunters moved high into the Andes soon after people first reached South America.
Bumba lennoni is named for the British rocker but lives in Brazil.
Global warming over the past few decades has caused chamois goats in the Italian Alps to get smaller.
A Silicon Valley vision: Instead of milking dairy cows, we could make milk in a lab with genetically engineered yeast.
An ancient Siberian man's DNA helps track humans' spread into Asia.
National Geographic photographers are among the winners of Wildlife Photography of the Year.
Sky-watchers eagerly anticipate a partial solar eclipse that will blanket much of United States and Canada in shadow.
John Moore's portraits of those who survived Ebola show happiness but also grief over lost loved ones and rejection by their communities.