Scientists Have Big Hopes For Tiny Lasers

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Study: Prostate Cancer May Be Overtreated

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Fish DNA Detective Looks At What's On The Menu

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Testosterone Affects Some Women's Career Choices

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Multitasking May Not Mean Higher Productivity

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Science News Highlights: Ozone Layer, DNA Swap

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Black and White Churches Merge in Louisville

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Fertilizer is crucial to agricultural production, but its increasing use is leaking nitrous oxide, an ozone-deteriorating gas, into the atmosphere. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Nitrous Oxide: A Necessary Evil Of Agriculture

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The coats of domestic dogs vary wildly and can be long, short, straight, wavy, curly or more. Pictured here (left to right) are three breeds with different coat types: Saluki, Vizsla and Samoyed. Tyrone Spady hide caption

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Dog Hair May Shed Light On Cancer

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These healthy newborn monkeys, Mito and Tracker, developed from embryos containing transplanted DNA. They are named after the dye "mitotracker" used for imaging mitochondria in cells. Oregon National Primate Research Center at OHSU hide caption

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A Potential But Controversial Fix For Genetic Disease

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Report: Many Baby Boomers Addicted To Drugs

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Foolproof Forensics? The Jury Is Still Out

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For Early Man, It Wasn't Easier Being Green

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X-Ray Technology Rediscovers Lost Paintings

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Science Roundup: Worms, Snorkels, Cell Battles

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