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Scientists from the Smithsonian and partnering organizations have discovered a new eel that inhabits an undersea cave in the Pacific Ocean which they have dubbed a "living fossil".
A genetic study focusing on the Central American river turtle (Dermatemys mawii) recently turned up surprising results for a team of Smithsonian scientists involved in the conservation of this critically endangered species.
Tele-engineering technology gives students, public real-time, interactive access to valuable field research on ancient Inka Road. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 A historic Inka Engineering Expedition now underway in the high Andean mountains of Peru will be video cast live to visitors at the Smithsonianâ€™s National Museum of the American Indian, thanks to a joint expedition by universities from the United States, South America, and Asia.
Panelists Include Jeremy Rifkin, Gregory Cajete and Melissa K. Nelson WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host a symposium on climate change, sustainability and indigenous values Saturday, July 23, from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
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