Joan Graham's idea is to turn her land into an environmentally friendly cemetery; she's betting that down the road, people will think twice before building a shopping mall on what was once a sacred human burial ground. David Baron for NPR hide caption

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Landowner Calls On Death To Save Her Farm

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For Happiness, Spend Money On Experiences

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Our sense of time can be influenced by things like drinking coffee, or being on an adrenaline rush from an amusement park ride like this one at Dreamworld in Australia. Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images hide caption

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Make Time Fly And You'll Have More Fun

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There's A Fly In My Urinal

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Can Science Make Psychotherapy More Effective?

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More Stem Cells Get OK For Government Funding

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Study: Down Syndrome Births Up

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Scientists Seek New Ways To Produce Flu Vaccine

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Study: Political Bent Affects How We View Skin Tone

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Rethinking The Human Future In Space

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A close-up composite image of a dust particle. The green patches contain bromine, calcium and/or iron. Courtesy of American Chemical Society hide caption

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The Dirt On Dust

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A new study suggests that a high-fat and high-sugar diet can dramatically affect the microbes living in your gut. istockphoto.com hide caption

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The Gut Response To What We Eat

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Success Boosting Monkey Muscle Could Help Humans

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A new study suggests that crying infants may be imitating the patterns of the language they heard while in the womb. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Babies May Pick Up Language Cues In Womb

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