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Wanna Live Forever? Become A Noun

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The miracle fruit from West Africa has a chemical that binds to and boosts sweet taste receptors in the presence of acidic foods. Courtesy of Keiko Abe hide caption

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Flagstaff Throws A Science Party

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Lucretius, Man Of Modern Mystery

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How To Help Your Child's Brain Grow Up Strong

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The brain "seems to be specialized in alerting us to things that are emotionally important to us — either positive or because they're scary," a scientist says. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Human Brain Responds To Animals, Cute Or Creepy

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An Outhouse For The Sea

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