A Navajo family in front of a hogan, a traditional Navajo home, in Canyon de Chelly in 1927. Northern Arizona University Cline Library hide caption

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Scientists recently mapped the louse genome. It has only 108 million letters of DNA, which is fewer than in other insects they've mapped. Courtesy Aurelie Veracx hide caption

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A cleanup worker vacuums oil near sullied marsh grass in Barataria Bay on the coast of Louisiana. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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