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  1. Where money doesn't matter and everyone's a friendRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | CNN

    The crew goes walking along the streams of the Wadi Mujib canyon, which is on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. We're on location for "The Wonder List," a new CNN Original series coming in 2015.

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  2. Europe's newly tested space plane aims for next launch in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Fox News

    Europe's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle robotic space plane is pulled out of the ocean after its first test flight on Feb. 11, 2015. European Space Agency officials are already planning the spacecraft's next test.

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  3. Cruise the Galapagos islands: How well-managed tourism can fund ongoing conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Independent

    Only one of four inhabited islands offers hotel accommodation as a base for day trips, so sailing between the scattered islands is very practical The islands that inspired Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution have a new champion. Television presenter and explorer Monty Halls, best known for his Great Escapes series on BBC2, was made president of the Galapagos Conservation Trust earlier this month.

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  4. Galapagos NV Reports That The Last Patient In Darwin 1 Has Completed 12 Weeks Of TreatmentRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | BioSpace

    Last of 599 enrolled rheumatoid arthritis patients has completed the 12 week visit with filgotinib or placebo Triggers start of final 12 week data collection, followed by completion of data verification and data analysis Topline 12 week results expected to be released by mid-April 2015 Mechelen, Belgium; 23 February 2015 - Galapagos NV , a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel mode of action medicines, announces that the last patient in the DARWIN 1 trial with filgotinib has completed the 12 week visit. This last patient's 12 week visit triggers the clinical research organization's process of final 12 week data collection from all 599 patients enrolled in the trial, to be followed by database lock and analysis.

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  5. Man 'posed for picture stood on top of zoo's 120-year-old...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    A man could face a spell in jail after being accused of trying to get the ultimate 'shell-fie' by posing for a picture on top of a zoo's 120-year-old giant tortoise. Fazal Shaik, 24, is alleged to have climbed into the ancient reptile's enclosure at the zoo in Hyderbad, India, before standing on top of its shell.

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  6. Europe's Newly-Tested Space Plane Aims for Next Launch in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | SPACE.com

    With one reportedly flawless test flight already under its belt, officials are already planning a European space plane for its next test. The manager for the European Space Agency's shuttle-like Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle robotic space plane is getting ready for the program's next approved flight in 2019 or 2020.

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  7. Galapagos reports that the last patient in DARWIN 1 has completed 12 weeks of treatmentRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | PR-inside.com

    This last patient's 12 week visit triggers the clinical research organization's process of final 12 week data collection from all 599 patients enrolled in the trial, to be followed by database lock and analysis. As this process takes approximately 7 to 8 weeks, Galapagos expects to announce topline results by mid-April 2015.

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  8. Bill Weir welcomes you to 'The Wonder List'Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | CNN

    The crew goes walking along the streams of the Wadi Mujib canyon, which is on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. We're on location for "The Wonder List," a new CNN Original series coming in 2015.

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  9. Ecuador's remote and wild landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Marine iguanas take over the islet of Tintoreras, off the coast of the island of Isabela in the Galapagos. Norma Meyer Sharply descending over the dense Ecuadorean rain forest, our-five seater Cessna softly landed on a lonely grass strip, from where I was paddled by rustic canoe up the remotest Amazon by my spear-wielding hosts.

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  10. The WilliesTHE War Against the CaliphateRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | American Reporter

    On Nov. 24, 1859, Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" was published. Even though there are still some Americans arguing about its contents, there is little debate that Darwin's book helped launch a revolution of scientific inquiry that continues to this day.

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  11. Galapagos: Post Office BayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Triple Pundit

    Fun post for Friday: An interesting human behavior story from the Galapagos. Post Office Bay, on the Island of Floreana, has been serving as an improvised message board for travelers since the 19th century.

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  12. Google now accepting submissions for 2015...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | RedOrbit

    Google has announced that it is now accepting entries for its annual Science Fair , and as a new batch of 13 to 18 year old geniuses look to compete for $100,000 in scholarships and classroom grants, we at redOrbit thought we'd take a look back at some of the amazing projects produced by some of the past winners. The grand prize of the first-ever Google Science fair went to 17-year-old Texas native Shree Bose , who looked at the role that the enzyme AMP-activated protein kinase played in causing women with ovarian cancer to develop a resistance to the chemotherapy drug cisplatin.

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  13. How WikiLeaks fugitive Julian Assange could cost Britain A 30mRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Mail

    Will the prisoner of SW1 have the last laugh: Revealed, how WikiLeaks fugitive Julian Assange could cost Britain A 30m - and still walk out of his embassy bolthole a free man Each morning, the glitzy London district of Knightsbridge plays host to a variety of uniformed rituals - such as the troop of Household Cavalry jangling out of the Hyde Park Barracks on their way to Horse Guards Parade. But rather less photogenic is the line-up of Metropolitan Police officers stationed 24 hours a day outside the Ecuador embassy round the corner from Harrods.

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  14. This week's best travel bargains from around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa has a family deal . The Ultimate Family Vacation starts at $379 a night and includes guest room with private lanai ; Hertz SUV daily rental and self-parking; daily buffet breakfast for two adults and two children; two-for-one tickets to the Drums of the Pacific Lu'au and the resort's Tour of the Stars; and free ticket for one child to submarine, Lanai snorkel or dolphin watch excursion when accompanied by paying adult.

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  15. Tortoise prank nets zoo vandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Telegraph

    Hyderabad, Feb. 19: A young garage mechanic who posted Facebook pictures showing him standing on an endangered Galapagos tortoise at Hyderabad zoo was arrested today for trespass. Mohammad Abdul aka Fazal Sheikh had persuaded a local newspaper to publish the picture yesterday with a caption crediting the auto repairman with "promoting" wildlife.

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  16. Seven Days in the Galapagos IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Men's Journal

    Sprinkled in the eastern Pacific, the Galapagos archipelago consists of just over 3,000 square miles of land spread out over 17,000 square miles of ocean. Hundreds of years ago, sailors referred to this group of islands 650 miles off the coast of Ecuador as Las Encantadas, meaning the enchanted islands.

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  17. Galapagos Legend 3 Night South American Cruise from Baltra, Galapagos ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Travel Weekly

    The Galapagos Legend is a deluxe 100-passenger expedition ship that brings new levels of comfort and service in the Galapagos Islands. It has comfortable cabins, and the decks provide spacious social areas.

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  18. A Genetic Basis for Beak Diversity in Darwin's FinchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | jdsupra.com

    One of the most iconic observations in biology is Charles Darwin's study of the finches of the Galapagos Islands, and his realization that they had all arisen from the same ancestral bird population. While pigeon breeding had a long lineage in Europe, there was something about seeing the results of natural selection that gave Darwin a real world foundation for the concept that species evolved over time.

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  19. The Desert SpeaksRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away.

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  20. Dalton resident, Scranton teacher Megan Wolf receives National...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Times Leader

    Megan Wolfe, of Dalton, is a recipient of a National Audubon Society scholarship of $495 to attend the historic Hog Island Audubon Camp in Breman, Maine. The educator will join ornithologists and naturalists for a six-day camp session this summer.

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