The Frankfurt Kitchen, designed by Austrian Margarete (Grete) Schuette-Lihotzky in 1926. Courtesy MoMA hide caption

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Almost half of sugar consumed in the U.S. comes from sugar beets. But legal action facing the USDA may prevent genetically modified sugar beets from being grown in the U.S., which would severely curtail sugar output. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Clostridium difficile causes severe diarrhea and can frequently return, even when treated with antibiotics. The human body is home to trillions of bacteria. Janice Carr/CDC Public Health Image Library hide caption

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