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Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie

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Why Are Thousands Of Bees Dying In California?

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Theoneste Rwayitare, a Rwandan refugee who resettled in Vermont last year, pours powdered milk into a bucket for milking at the Vermont Goat Collaborative's Pine Island Farm. Angela Evancie for NPR hide caption

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Got My Goat? Vermont Farms Put Fresh Meat On Refugee Tables

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A minke whale photographed in Antarctica last year. The minke, smallest of the baleen whales, turned out to be the mysterious "bio-duck." Tony Beck/Barcroft Media/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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Scientists Pinpoint Source Of Antarctic 'Quack'

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What Spooked The Subs Of The '60s? Quacking Whales

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Louise Hastie, the shelter manager of Nowzad Dogs in Kabul, holds a stray puppy named Aki. Afghanistan has a large population of street cats and dogs. While there are no government programs to control the animals, foreigners have taken in some. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

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The dream of epilepsy research, says neurobiologist Ivan Soltesz, is to stop seizures by manipulating only some brain cells, not all. Steve Zylius/UC Irvine Communications hide caption

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One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic Seizures

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Made for a tight grip: The female penis of an insect species newly discovered in Brazil has spines on it. Courtesy of Current Biology, Yoshizawa et al. hide caption

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