Taste Receptors In Lungs May Help Asthmatics

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The Past, Locked In Amber

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'Goat Sucker' May Just Be A Mangy Coyote

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Insects like this mantis have been fossilized for 50 to 52 million years in a deposit of amber excavated in India. David Grimaldi/AMNH hide caption

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Researchers say one reason physicists are good at poker is because their brains are particularly attuned to thinking about probability, statistics and modeling. Mikko J. Pitkanen/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Want To Clean Up At Poker? Study Physics

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Andrew Dickerson On 'All Things Considered'

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Microbes May Have Eaten Methane From BP Spill

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Lifestyle Factors May Alter Genetic Traits, Study Finds

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Scientists exposed the brains of specially engineered lab mice to pulses of light and saw brain cells responding as if they were triggered by an odor. The research could be applied to diseases including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Eric Isselee/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sensory Deception: Lab Mice Can 'Smell' Light

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