Kalydeco is one of the first drugs that is effective at combating the root causes of a genetic disease. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. hide caption

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Drug Fulfills Promise Of Research Into Cystic Fibrosis Gene

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Hillary Clinton Expected To Make A Full Recovery

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Hillary Clinton Is Hospitalized After Exam Finds a Blood Clot

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The Quest For The Perfect Toothbrush

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Does bell pepper and black tea sound appetizing? A computer may think so. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Computers May Someday Beat Chefs At Creating Flavors We Crave

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This photo, taken by NASA's Curiosity rover, shows Mars' Gale Crater, where the rover has taken samples for chemical analysis. Scientists believe that at some point in the very distant past, there was a riverbed here. AP hide caption

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NASA Scientists 'Very Careful' With New Mars Data

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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity cut a wheel scuff mark into a wind-formed ripple at the "Rocknest" site to give researchers a better opportunity to examine the particle-size distribution of the material forming the ripple. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Signs Of Life On Mars? Not Exactly

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Researchers say they have identified traces of ice in craters on Mercury, seen here in this Oct. 8, 2008, image from the Messenger spacecraft. NASA hide caption

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Space Probe Finds Ice In Mercury's Craters

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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity dug up five scoops of sand from a patch nicknamed "Rocknest." A suite of instruments called SAM analyzed Martian soil samples, but the findings have not yet been released. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Big News From Mars? Rover Scientists Mum For Now

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A man crosses a flooded street in the wake of Superstorm Sandy on Thursday in Little Ferry, N.J. Surprise coastal surge floods caused by the storm battered Little Ferry, Moonachie and some other towns along the Hackensack River in Bergen County, all areas unaccustomed to flooding. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Levee Rebuilding Questioned After Sandy Breach

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In Flooded New Jersey, No Oversight For Levees

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'Frankenstorm' Sandy Churns Toward East Coast

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