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Smithsonian Magazine 8h
A team of researchers has begun to quantify just how much variation in dog cognition exists, and to show how much of it has a genetic basis.
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Smithsonian Magazine 8h
Discover the stories of the airmen in John Swope’s famous World War II photograph of the Omori prison camp.
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Smithsonian Magazine 9h
Scientists had never before witnessed polygynous behavior in amphibians.
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Key personnel from across the Institution weigh in on the long road back to normal(ish) operations.
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Sometimes, you can find a scientific mystery in your own backyard.
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Even the mighty dinosaurs may have lived in fear of the giant extinct crocodilian Deinosuchus, whose name translates to “terror crocodile.”
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Smithsonian Magazine 10h
Can you build the ultimate sandcastle?
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Smithsonian Magazine 11h
Currently, about 2,600 satellites orbit Earth, but that number will likely increase rapidly in the next few years.
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Smithsonian Magazine 11h
Reindeer herders in northern Siberia have discovered the skeleton of a woolly mammoth whose ligaments remain intact at least 10,000 years after its death.
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Smithsonian Magazine 11h
Native people fear that reopening schools will be a catalyst to bringing the coronavirus into their homes, where it will infect Native elders and at-risk family members.
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Smithsonian Magazine 12h
A signal of hope emitted from this morning as caretakers discovered that resident giant panda Mei Xiang may be pregnant.
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Smithsonian Magazine 12h
We're remembering Chester Nez, one of the original Navajo code talkers, on National Navajo Code Talkers Day by revisiting this 2014 article.
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Anne Willan’s new book, "Women in the Kitchen," uncovers the ways that 12 female cookbook authors, spanning from 1661 to present day, redefined the way people eat and share recipes.
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Smithsonian Magazine 13h
After nearly four long years of war, the United States, with the rest of the world, finally had something to celebrate—the deadliest and most destructive conflict in recorded history was over.
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Smithsonian Magazine 13h
Patented in 1957, the lightweight plastic Wiffle Ball comes with slots on one side to make it easier to throw curves and other pitches without putting undue stress on young arms.
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Smithsonian Magazine 14h
Archaeologists have identified the millennia-old bone tools crafted out of the horse’s remains as the oldest ever found in Europe.
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Smithsonian Magazine 14h
Who were the airmen in John Swope’s famous photograph of the Omori prison camp?
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Smithsonian Magazine 14h
In mating season, males of this species tend to pair up with just two females, an unusual dynamic that sometimes produces tension among competing females when resources are scarce.
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Today is Steve Martin's birthday. In honor of the actor turning 75, we're revisiting this 2008 article written by the man himself.
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New research led by Claire Sanderson, a wildlife epidemiologist and immunologist at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, shows that disease outbreaks among marine mammals have quietly been on the rise.
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