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14-May-2004
Paved paradise
Unlike the few dandelions that manage to pop through asphalt sidewalks, some ocean creatures seem to actually like asphalt.

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7-May-2004
World's oldest hummingbirds
Hummingbirds in Europe? While the only hummingbirds you'll see flying around Europe these days have probably escaped from captivity, hummingbirds lived wild and free in present-day Germany and in other parts of Europe, Asia and Africa more than 30 million years ago.

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30-Apr-2004
The oldest known campfires?
While scientists don't have lyrics to any campfire songs, the burned seeds, wood, and flint they discovered in Israel could be the world's oldest known remains from fires controlled by humans.

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23-Apr-2004
A medicine in mustard?
Turmeric is a bright yellow spice that colors curry powder and the mustard we squirt on hotdogs.

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16-Apr-2004
Sunsets keep songbirds from getting lost
Night-migrating songbirds use sunsets to help them fly back and forth between winter feeding grounds in Central and South America to summer breeding grounds in North America.

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9-Apr-2004
Sea shells and blood cells
While stepping on a sharp shell may draw blood, new research links sea shells and blood cells in a totally different way.

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2-Apr-2004
Prehistoric push-ups
Scientists reporting the discovery of the world's oldest known arm bone say that the first arms and legs developed for use in the water.

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26-Mar-2004
Can bacteria be real estate agents?
Scientists found a strain of bacteria that live inside the bodies of tiny sap-sucking insects and act, in a way, like real estate agents.

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19-Mar-2004
What caused the 1930s dust bowl?
A severe drought parched the Great Plains during the 1930s, driving farmers off their land in search of work.

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12-Mar-2004
Bacteria and ocean celebrities
If you were a marine biologist and hoped to learn how to protect coral reefs, whales and other "ocean celebrities," you'd need to study bacteria.

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