Exploring Science At The End Of The Earth

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NASA Probes Set To Orbit The Moon Over New Year's

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Year in Review: Science Stories of 2011

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Indian firefighters attempt to put out a fire as smoke billows out of the historic Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, which was stormed by armed gunmen in November 2008. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Heroes Of The Taj Hotel: Why They Risked Their Lives

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Searching For A Ghost Bird

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The Science Behind 'Breaking Bad'

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Building Bridges From Plastic Shampoo Bottles

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The War On Cancer Turns 40

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Kepler Telescope Narrows Hunt For Earth's Twin

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At Year's End, Reflecting On Cycles In Modern Life

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Jake Finkbonner, shown with his father, Donny, and mother, Elsa, nearly died after contracting a flesh-eating bacterium. His family and friends prayed for a miracle, and now the Vatican has declared that his recovery was considered a miracle by the church. Barbara Bradley Hagerty/NPR hide caption

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Vatican Declares Boy's Recovery A 'Miracle'

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Exploring The Science Of Flying, From Your Window Seat

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Science Diction: The Origin Of The Petri Dish

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Treating Stress, Speech Disorders With Music

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