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The top 10 stories on our radar today.
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  1. Reef Fish Uses Sign Language

    “The roving coralgrouper, a predator fish of the tropical reef, uses sign language to advise fellow hunters of hiding prey, according to a study published on Tuesday.” AFP
    Animals

  2. Mapping The H7N9 Avian Flu Outbreaks

    “Where are the 104 human cases reported so far and where might the virus go next?” Nature
    Science

  3. Rare Galaxy Found

    “Astronomers have found a galaxy turning gas into stars with almost 100 percent efficiency, a rare phase of galaxy evolution that is the most extreme yet observed.” PhysOrg
    Space

  4. Genetic Mystery for Modern Europe

    “DNA from ancient skeletons shows that the genetic makeup of modern Europe was established only about 4,500 years ago.”
    National Geographic
    Ancient

  5. ‘Pink’ Full Moon Brings Lunar Eclipse Thursday

    “While this month’s full moon may not look pink, if you live in Europe, Africa or much of Asia, you will notice something a bit different about it, because it will take place on the night of a lunar eclipse.” Space.com
    Space

  6. New Archaeology Apps Make You Armchair Indiana Jones

    “A new app for tablets and smartphones will soon transport you to actual dig sites and ancient civilizations around the world, from China to Egypt to Peru, without getting you down into the mud.” Fox
    Tech

  7. The Brain of a Man With No Conscious Memory

    A man who lost the ability to create memories has his brain examined by researchers. Ars Technica
    Science

  8. ‘A Chinese Threat to Afghan Buddhas’

    “In Afghanistan, a Chinese mining company threatens to destroy the remains of an ancient Buddhist city, which archaeologists are now racing
    to excavate.” New York Times
    Ancient

  9. Science Behind Why We Procrastinate

    “Maybe procrastination isn’t such a bad thing after all. Or is time spent on those cat memes taking its toll? Can procrastinating ever be a source of productivity? Here’s what the research has to say.” Life Hacker
    People

  10. Watch: 3 Years of Sun Activity in 3 Minutes

    NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) “captures a shot of the sun every 12 seconds in 10 different wavelengths.” Here, the photos are strung together in an amazing 3 minute video. YouTube
    Just for Fun

Alexis Manning has worked for National Geographic Television and National Geographic News. She has a passion for travel, conservation, and photography.

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