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C40 Makes a Splash During Climate Week

During Climate Week NYC, C40 garnered major media coverage around our activities and announcements, and we thought we’d share some highlights. Cities were a major player during the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit on Tuesday of Climate Week, where C40 and partners announced Compact of Mayorsand released new data on both the emissions reductions global cities have already…

1833 Meteor Storm Started Citizen Science

Crowdsourcing astronomy discoveries goes back a ways, to 1833, and a truly remarkable meteor shower.

Top 10 Headlines Today: Urine-Powered Phone, Fossil Treasure Trove, and…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Scientists have apparently created the world’s first phone powered by urine, a fossil “treasure trove” has been discovered in Australia, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Ice-Free Arctic, Rare Reptiles Stolen…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: A study says the Arctic could be ice free by 2054, at least 23 rare animals have been stolen from a zoo in Australia, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Volcanoes ‘Scream,’ Blackbeard’s Treasure Found…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Volcanoes are found to ‘scream’ at higher and higher frequencies until they explode, archaeologists have uncovered Blackbeard’s pirate booty, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Mammals ‘Select’ Sex of Offspring, Melting Icebergs Create Sound

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Study find that mammals may be able to select the sex of their offspring, melting icebergs create a disruptive ocean sound, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: Neanderthal-Human Language, Starfish’s Bizarre Eyes…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: New research suggests Neanderthals and humans may have shared a common language, starfish apparently see the world with primitive eyes on their arms, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Bat X-Rays, Corpse-Eating Fly…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: An x-ray video reveals the secret behind bat’s ability for flight, a corpse-eating fly is back from the dead after being thought extinct, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: ‘Extinct’ Snake Discovered, Test-Tube Baby Born…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Scientists have re-discovered a snake once considered extinct, a baby has been born after it was selected using new genome screening techniques, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Science of Fireworks, High-Speed Hummingbirds…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Engineers explain the science behind a popular Fourth of July tradition, a high-speed camera captures the movement of hummingbird wings, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Telescopic Contact Lens, Australian Skull Mystery…

A roundup of the top 10 stories on National Geographic’s radar today: The world’s first “zooming” contact lens has been invented, the discovery of an ancient white man’s skull in Australia could rewrite history, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: Nicotine-Addicted Mummies, Rare Jaguar Photos…

For this Monday morning, here are the top headlines that fit within the Yellow Border: Hair from ancient Chilean mummies has revealed a nicotine habit, photos of a rare jaguar have been captured near an Arizona mine, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Cosmic Currency, Oldest DNA…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: SETI and Paypal are teaming up to create the universe’s first space currency, DNA from an ancient horse has become the oldest ever sequenced, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Habitable Planets, New Killer Whale Species…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Astronomers have found three potentially habitable worlds, DNA tests of a killer whale specimen may reveal a new species or subspecies, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: Ocean “Breathes,” Colonial Murder Mystery…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Migrating animals change the ocean’s oxygen levels, scientists may have solved Colonial America’s oldest murdery mystery, and …