A newly opened Greek museum tries to preserve ancient treasures from the Parthenon and the Acropolis as they try to reacquire the "Parthenon Marbles" and other cherished artificats from a British museum.
Howdini (Oct. 13, 2011) You might think only factories emit pollution, but your home is guilty too. Patty Kim, from National Geographic's The Green Guide, shows you how to reduce your carbon footprint at home, and save ... watch video
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Walking upright on two legs is the hallmark of the human lineage. Understanding when ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 13, 2011) If you're looking to make your home greener, a good place to start is with eco-friendly bathroom products. With some simple changes, you can eliminate a lot of chemicals and products that damage the ... watch video
CBC (Mar. 5, 2013) More than three million years ago, Nunavut's Ellesmere Island was a boreal forest anywhere from 14 to 22 C warmer than it is today. Scientists say it was also home to single-humped ... watch video
AP (Mar. 28, 2014) A tiny Renoir painting has returned home to a gallery in the Baltimore Museum of Art nearly 63 years after it was stolen and then kept mysteriously hidden for decades until it resurfaced in 2012. ... watch video
Newsy (May 22, 2014) A new DNA study compared an extinct 800-pound bird from Madagascar with a chicken-sized bird from New Zealand. Who could've guessed they're related?
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Nov. 30, 2015 Using an old 19th century apartment block in Oslo as a case study, researchers are looking for conservation measures for heritage buildings. How can we make them watertight, ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Periods of high extinction on Earth, rather than evolutionary adaptations, may have been a key driver in the diversification of amniotes (today's dominant land vertebrates, ... read more
May 29, 2013 The fabled ivory carvings from the ancient Phoenician city of Arslan Tash -- literally meaning "Stone Lion" -- may appear a dull monochrome in museums today, but they glittered with ... read more
Feb. 20, 2013 A bright blue pigment used 5,000 years ago is giving modern scientists clues toward the development of new nanomaterials with potential uses in state-of-the-art medical imaging devices, remote ... read more
June 16, 2011 Piraeus, the main port of Athens, was an island from 4 800 -- 3 400 BC, in other words 4 500 years before the Parthenon was built on the Acropolis. This discovery was made by a French-Greek team who ... read more