Why You Can't Tickle Yourself

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Biologist Travis Livieri checks a briefly sedated ferret's health status inside an improvised trailer clinic. Elizabeth Shogren/NPR hide caption

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Saving The Native Prairie — One Black-Footed Ferret At A Time

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Putting A Price On 'Dueling Dinosaur' Fossils

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How to make dead fish look attractive? That's the challenge New York-based duo Shimon and Tammar Rothstein faced when they were hired to do the photography for famed French chef Eric Ripert's book On the Line. Photos by Shimon and Tammar, Courtesy of Shimon and Tammar hide caption

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Physics professor Chad Orzel gives a TED talk in New York. In science, he says, public speaking is an important part of making a reputation. Ryan Lash/Flickr hide caption

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From Lab To Lectern, Scientists Learn To Turn On the Charm

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Andres Quiroz, an installer for Stellar Solar, carries a solar panel during installation at a home in Encinitas, Calif. Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy's Prospects

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'Forecast Bust:' Why 2013 Hurricane Predictions Were So Wrong

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Phantom Traffic Jams: What Causes Mysterious Highway Backups?

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At STREB Action Lab, Dance and Physics Collide

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Eating 'Wilder' Foods for a Healthier Diet

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Annual Prizes Honor the Stranger Side of Science

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Brain Cells 'Geotag' Memories To Cache What Happened — And Where

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