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Nervous About Alzheimer's? Coffee May Help
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Study: C-Section Babies Skip The Bacterial Slide
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How The Sense Of Touch Influences The Mind
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Building Living, Breathing Lungs In The Lab
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'Lucy' Predecessor Turns Back The Clock On Walking
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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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Mapping Louse DNA Could Help Fight The Parasite
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A robotic sub found an underwater mountain range beneath Pine Island Glacier. British Antarctic Survey hide caption

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Sub Makes Unexpected Find Under Floating Ice Shelf
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Research Links Parasite In Cats To Mental Illnesses
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A Man-Made, Plastic Antibody Works In Mice
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Does Multitasking Lead To A More Productive Brain?
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