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Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland  |   

A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.

So This Is How They Do It! Zebras Getting Stripes  |   

The pink on a flamingo? Stripes on a zebra? Spots on a giraffe? All explained. Simply. Elegantly. Oddly.

One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic Seizures  |   

Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.

Pipeline Put Off, As Keystone Review Is Indefinitely Extended  |   

It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.

Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt  |   

After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.

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