A rhesus monkey eats watermelon, provided by zookeepers, at the Kamla Nehru Zoological Gardens in India in May 2012. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Subtracting Calories May Not Add Years To Life

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Generating artificial lightning in Nikola Tesla's laboratory. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Web Cartoonist Raises $1 Million For Tesla Museum

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A school of Blue Tang fish swimming together off the Caribbean island of Bonaire. It has long been assumed that the schooling behavior of fish evolved in part to protect animals from being attacked by predators. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Swarming Up A Storm: Why Animals School And Flock

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Scientists Find Massive Cluster Of Galaxies

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Disease Expert Calls For More Talk On Flu Experiments

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said a voluntary halt to bird flu research should stay in effect. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A government official in Bali, Indonesia, holds a chicken before administering an injection to cull it as a precautionary measure in April to prevent the spread of bird flu. Firdia Lisnawati/AP hide caption

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Chickens are under quarantine in Tepatitlan, Jalisco State, Mexico. The Mexican government declared a national animal health emergency July 2 in the face of an aggressive bird flu epidemic that has infected nearly 1.7 million poultry. Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bird Flu Researchers To Meet About Research Moratorium

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Fledgling NASA Nonprofit Starts To Lift Off

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Bird Flu Research Illustrates Dual-Use Issues

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Vietnam has contained the fatal bird flu cases that raged in the late 2000s, but it is still struggling with new cases of the virulent disease. Here, a poultry trader loads live chickens onto his motorbike on March 16 at a market outside Hanoi. Hoang Dinh Ham/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journal Publishes Details On Contagious Bird Flu Created In Lab

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Author Dorothy Parker works at her typewriter in 1941. After her death at 73, Parker's ashes were stored in a file cabinet until being interred at NAACP headquarters in Baltimore. AP hide caption

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How Dorothy Parker Came To Rest In Baltimore

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SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Returns Safely To Earth

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SpaceX Docking A Boost For Spaceflight Industry

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