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    Introducing Geno 2.0

    What History Lies in Your DNA?

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Explore the anatomy of the human body, and learn more about what ails us now and which pandemics may be on the horizon.

Health and Human Body Topics

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The Innovators Project

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How to Feed Our Growing Planet

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    Feed the World

    National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.

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Phenomena

  • Explaining Stillbirth

    A new study on marmoset monkeys offers some hints about the causes of stillbirth.

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Latest Video

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    Raising Cute Baby Lemurs to Save a Species

    Lemur babies stay close to mom for the first months of their lives. Endangered lemurs in this video are watched closely at the Duke Lemur Center in North Carolina, which has the world's largest collection of lemurs outside of Madagascar. Video.

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    Be the First to Own Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

    The updated companion book to Carl Sagan's Cosmos, featuring a new forward by Neil deGrasse Tyson is now available. Proceeds support our mission programs, which protect species, habitats, and cultures.

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The Genographic Project

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    Genetics

    Learn about what's passed on from generation to generation with an interactive look at DNA.

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    Get Involved

    Support the Research of the Genographic Project