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August 7, 2013

Model Chinese ships are an important record of this form of shipbuilding preceding modern ships made of steel and fiberglass.

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July 8, 2013

From Amazonian jungles to Mexico's deserts, the diversity of these ecosystems is unrivaled. It is home to earth’s greatest biodiversity.

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December 13, 2012

The totem pole, which had become a symbol of "American Indianess," was not a traditional art form of the southern Coast Salish peoples.

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November 7, 2012

Sharlene Santana studies how behavior, diet, anatomy and function result in bursts of diversification in tropical bats.

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October 29, 2012

Researcher Regan Dunn reconstructs what types of vegetation existed in ancient Patagonia to understand the impact of climate change.

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October 24, 2012

The rings in a tree stump can tell us a lot about the tree, but did you know similar records are hidden inside the tiny ear bones of fishes?

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May 29, 2012

From Native village to metropolis, the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle has undergone dramatic transformations. 

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February 29, 2012

The Chilkat blanket was conceived to be a royal object in motion—the fringe swirls and sways as the wearer dances, dips and turns to a drum beat.

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January 6, 2012

Some of the distinct characteristics between the spruce baskets of the Tlingit and the Haida.

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