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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Brain

    Grades Slipping? Check for Snoring

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

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Animals

    Frog chemist creates a deadlier poison

    A poisonous frog takes up a toxin from its food and makes the chemical even more potent.

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  9. Space

    Tossing Out a Black Hole Life Preserver

    A ring of matter would keep you alive longer as you get swallowed by a black hole.

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  10. Genetics

    A DNA Clue to Reading Troubles

    Scientists have identified a gene involved in a learning disorder called dyslexia.

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  11. Animals

    Delivering a little snake venom

    Poisonous snakes may control the amount of venom that they inject.

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  12. Humans

    Of Lice and Old Clothes

    The history of lice hints that people started wearing clothes regularly about 70,000 years ago.

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