Waiting On Science To Say If Plastic Chemical Is Safe

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It has eight sides, which makes it a scientific "abomination," according to chemist Thomas Koop. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What's Wrong With This Snowflake?

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Reading Practice Can Strengthen Brain 'Highways'

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Sense Of Touch Can Help Hearing, Study Says

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Success Boosting Monkey Muscle Could Help Humans

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Writing Study Ties Autism To Motor-Skill Problems

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With A Nerve Freed By Surgery, A Facial Pain Ends

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Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf is one of the areas the Operation Ice Bridge is studying. Jim Ross/NASA hide caption

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Radar Reveals Dynamic World Under Antarctica's Ice

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Melting at the base of this Texas-sized ice pack in the Amundsen Sea off Antarctica could lead to significant ocean level rise in the long term. This image of the ice shelf was taken on the first flight of Ice Bridge from an altitude of 20,000 feet. NASA hide caption

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NASA Launches Mission To Track Polar Ice By Plane

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This retinal prosthesis has been implanted in the eyes of 32 patients. The device receives wireless data from the camera which it then translates into electronic signals that are sent to the brain, restoring sight. Courtesy Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. hide caption

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Bionic Eye Opens New World Of Sight For Blind

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