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Archeologist Believes He's Found Egyptian Queen Nefertiti's Tomb

Nicholas Reeves, a residential scholar at the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, tells Renee Montagne his hypothesis is based on studying laser scans of King Tutankhamun's tomb.
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Before Humans Showed Up, Huge Animals Were The Norm

In Earth's history, there have been some incredibly large animals that look sort of like animals we have today, just a lot bigger. In North America, there was a sloth that was the size of an elephant.
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12 Ancient Giants: An Ode To The Enormous And Extinct

A dragonfly with a 2-foot wingspan? A sloth the size of an elephant? Skunk Bear's latest video introduces the enormous, ancient relatives of modern animals — all in rhyming verse. Of course.
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LA Rolls Out Water-Saving 'Shade Balls'

In an effort to meet EPA regulations, conserve water and prevent algae growth in the Los Angeles Reservoir, officials are using 96 million plastic balls to cover the water's surface.
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Colorado Businesses Struggle As Toxic Waste Flows Through Animas River

NPR's Melissa Block speaks to Roger Zalneraitis, executive director of the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance, on plans to aid small business owners after the toxic waste spill.
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Protein Goes Green: Can Algae Become The Next Soy?

Some companies think microalgae could be the alternative protein of the future, but can it top plant proteins?
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Coloradans Raise Environmental Concerns Of Proposed Reservoir Projects

Colorado will need more water to supply the state's fast-increasing population. So two large reservoir projects have been proposed, but some Coloradans worry about the dams' possible ecological harm.
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Don't Fear The Wild Animals, Researchers Tell Salad-Makers

According to new research, vegetable farmers who clear away trees and wild vegetation from their fields aren't making their produce any safer to eat. But they are destroying animal habitats.
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Al Roker: "The Storm of the Century"

On September 8, 1900, 200-mile-per-hour winds slammed into Galveston, Texas. When the storm had passed, the city was gone, making it the most devastating natural disaster in American history.

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Rivers Shut Down Over EPA's Spill Of 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Water

Water samples taken after the spill showed lead concentrations that were 3,500 times the levels normally seen in Durango, Colo.

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