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Camera-Trap Photos Reveal Secret Lives of Mammals

From a minute mouse to giant anteaters and the enormous elephant, camera-trap photos are revealing the secret lives of mammals, with the first such study documenting 105 species from nearly 52,000 images. Full story

NYT: Agencies brace for impact as shutdown looms

A government shutdown can mean a host of changes for the country, from a shuttered Smithsonian to an Internal Revenue Service that stops issuing refund checks. Full story

For kids who want to be scientists, it's game on!

President Barack Obama may have urged Americans to celebrate science fair winners as if they were Super Bowl champions during his 2011 State of the Union address, but American students still struggle with science. Now, researchers hope to ignite kids' interest in science by drawing them into an acti Full story

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Kermit the frog awaits the opening of the exhibit, "Jim Henson's Fantastic World," at the International Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington on Wednesday July 9, 2008. The exhibit opens Saturday, July 12, 2008.