Could A Lack Of Empathy Explain Cruelty?

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Living In A Geodesic Dome Home

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The Trouble With Health Problems Near Gas Fracking

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The Pawpaw: Foraging For America's Forgotten Fruit

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Pricier PB&J's In The Forecast, Thanks To Peanut Shortage

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Texas Authorities Find Massive Shark Kill

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New York's New Shipping Plan Sparks Feud

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Ben Shaw hangs from an oil derrick outside Williston, ND, in July 2011. Williston's mayor, Ward Koeser, estimates that the town has between 2,000 and 3,000 job openings for oil workers. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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New Boom Reshapes Oil World, Rocks North Dakota

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Solving The Riddle Of The Grand Canyon's Formation

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Flagstaff Throws A Science Party

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Managing Forests To Manage Wildfires

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U.S. Air Force F-16 jet fighters sit on the tarmac at Aviano Air Base in Italy in March. The Air Force tested its jets on fuel made of 50 percent vegetable oil. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Air Force And Navy Turn To Biofuels

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