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A new mechanism of animal mating plug production has been discovered by scientists at the Smithsonian and their colleagues.
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. has partnered with Google to launch a new indoor map application this week to help visitors navigate 17 of the Smithsonian’s museums.
Scientists from the Smithsonian and colleagues have found that waterbird communities can be the "canary in the coal mine" when it comes to detecting the health of urban estuary ecosystems.
Space shuttle Discovery found its way to its retirement facility on Thursday at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
Tuesday marked the final flight of NASA's oldest surviving space shuttle, as a modified Boeing 747 carrying Discovery lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at dawn and transported the vehicle to Dulles Airport just outside of Washington D.C.
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