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  1. Brain

    Reading Verbs Revs Up Your Brain

    Silently reading the word "dance" gets your brain to react as though you're really dancing.

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  2. Earth

    Earth’s early oxygen boost

    The steady buildup of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere may have helped life forms become more complex.

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  3. Tech

    Roll-Up Computer Monitors to Go

    Future electronic displays may be paper-thin and as flexible as a stick of gum.

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  4. Environment

    A vulture’s hidden enemy

    Vultures may be getting a deadly dose of medicine from the carcasses they feed upon.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Strong Bones for Life

    Weak bones are an increasing problem for kids and teenagers.

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  6. Earth

    Slip slidin’ away — under the sea

    A thin layer of water can keep ocean avalanches moving far and fast.

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  7. Genetics

    Animal clones: Double trouble?

    From agriculture to medicine to law, animal cloning to create genetic twins could change our lives.

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  8. Planets

    Roving the Red Planet

    Two little robots have touched down on Mars, ready to study the planet's rocks and soil.

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  9. Chemistry

    Gooey Secrets of Mussel Power

    By learning how mussels stick, scientists may find a way to make them come unstuck.

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  10. Animals

    A bowerbird’s guide to style

    To attract a mate, male bowerbirds go for a cheaper, low-key look instead of showy decorations.

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  11. Brain

    What Video Games Can Teach Us

    If used in the right way, video and computer games can inspire learning and improve some skills.

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  12. Brain

    The Violent Side of Video Games

    Playing video games and watching TV and movies can change the way we act, think, and feel.

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