American Electric Power's natural gas-burning plant in Dresden, Ohio, is one of the energy company's new investments in alternatives to coal-burning plants. Michael Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Natural Gas Dethrones King Coal As Power Companies Look To Future

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State Department Finds No Major Objections To Keystone XL Pipeline Proposal

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Study: Depression, Autism And Schizophrenia Share Genetic Links

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Earth Provides Little Warning Before 'Catastrophic' Sinkholes

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Robert Langer, Father Of Invention

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Seeking A Grain Of Truth In "Whole Grain" Labels

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Rap Nerdy To Me

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A Natural Particle Accelerator, Far Above The Planet

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Mapping The Effects Of The Sequester On Science

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Talking Science With The House Committee Chair

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Wild bees, such as this Andrena bee visiting highbush blueberry flowers, play a key role in boosting crop yields. Left photo by Rufus Isaac/AAAS; Right photo courtesy of Daniel M.N. Turner hide caption

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Wild Bees Are Good For Crops, But Crops Are Bad For Bees

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A natural gas drilling rig just east of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. A new decade-long study finds the region's Barnett Shale formation has sufficient gas reserves to last another 25 years. David Kent/MCT/Landov/Fort Worth Star Telegram hide caption

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Texas Study Points To A Longer Natural Gas Boom

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Outgoing Energy Secretary Could Be Remembered For More Than Solyndra

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