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Ahead Of Alaska Drilling, Shell Practices Cleaning Up

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The Trickiness Of Tracking Severe Weather

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Spider-Man Gets A Physics Lesson

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Meet The Energy-Saving Gadgets Of The Future

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Alan Turing Turns 100

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A Tale Of Two Coastlines, Skirted By Swelling Seas

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Bidding Farewell to Lonesome George

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Astronauts Prepare For Departure

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Notice how some of these tomatoes have unripe-looking tops? Those "green shoulders" are actually the keys to flavor. pocius/Flickr.com hide caption

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How The Taste Of Tomatoes Went Bad (And Kept On Going)

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Barbara and Norman Roux stand in front of cattle pens on their farm outside of Moundridge, Kan., where she has raised cattle for nearly 70 years. Peggy Lowe/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Unlike Chicken And Pork, Beef Still Begins With Small Family Ranches

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A Nation Of Meat Eaters: See How It All Adds Up

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Brain Science Behind Youth Life Sentence Ruling

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