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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

More About Health and Human Body

The Innovators Project

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    Brave Sage of Timbuktu

    Abdel Kader Haidara had made it his life's work to document Mali's illustrious past. When the jihadists came, he led the rescue operation to save 350,000 manuscripts.

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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

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Latest Video

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Shop Our Space Collection

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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