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  1. Math

    It’s a math world for animals

    Animal mathematicians are teaching scientists a thing or two about numbers.

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  2. Physics

    Electricity’s spark of life

    Researchers are taking advantage of the vital roles that electricity plays in our bodies to advance medicine.

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  3. Tech

    Opening a Window on Video Paper

    A new type of electronic paper may bring video clips to the daily newspaper.

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  4. Animals

    Figuring out what makes dogs tick

    Biologists have deciphered a poodle's DNA to learn about the genes that decide what dogs are like.

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  5. Fossils

    A really big (but extinct) rodent

    A rodent about the size of a bison once roamed the riverbanks of ancient Venezuela.

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  6. Animals

    No fair: Monkey sees, doesn’t

    Some monkeys may have a sense of what's fair and what's not.

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  7. Environment

    Watching for wldfires in Yellowstone

    Forest fires can cause considerable damage, yet entire ecosystems may depend on them for survival.

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  8. Health & Medicine

    Turning to Sweets, Fats to Calm the Brain

    Constant worries may drive people to eat sweet and fatty foods that can soothe the brain.

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  9. Brain

    Grades Slipping? Check for Snoring

    Children who snore a lot are more likely to struggle with their schoolwork.

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  10. Environment

    Swimming with sharks and stingrays

    Marine reserves not only protect sharks, fish, and other sea creatures but also allow people to interact with them.

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  11. Space

    Dreams of floating in space

    Traveling into outer space is scary, fun, and a possibility for anyone who's willing to work hard enough to get there.

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  12. Humans

    Ancient art on the rocks

    Hand imprints and matchstick figures found in a Borneo cave were made 10,000 years ago.

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