Computers help scientists see 49-million-year-old spider
May 18, 2011, 12:31 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The fossilized spider was caught inside an opaque piece of tree resin millions of years ago. Modern imaging technology makes it possible to see the animal specimen inside.
Mississippi rising: Flooding in Memphis and beyond
May 11, 2011, 1:07 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Photos of effects of the near-record water levels along the Mississippi River.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Winning Nat Geo photos reveal nature and humanity at their finest
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On maiden voyage, Boaty McBoatface identifies significant culprit in rising sea levels
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