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The Man Working To Reverse-Engineer Your Brain

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Do NASCAR Races Contribute To Motorists' Wrecks?

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New Methods Could Speed Up Repair Of Injured Nerves

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Study Suggests Way To Create New Eggs In Women

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Genetic Test Reveals Unexpected Data

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Reaching For The Limits of Tiny Transistors

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Climate Scientist Admits To Lying, Leaking Documents

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Women's Correctional Community Center inmate Lilian Hussein checks on ti leaves she planted as part of the prison's farming and gardening program in Kailua, Hawaii. The green ti leaves are often used to wrap food or weave into leis. Jennifer Sinco Kelleher/AP hide caption

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Russian Scientists Clone Ancient Arctic Plant

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Cheers! Fruit Flies Drink To Their Health, Literally

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Nature Has A Good Beat, But Can You Dance To It?

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Researcher Decodes Workplace Rank From Emails

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The University of California Pavement Research Center in Davis works on creating longer lasting, quieter and more fuel-efficient pavement. Above, samples of asphalt being tested at the center. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Pounding Pavement In Search Of A Smoother Drive

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