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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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The yellowing of basil leaves is an indicator of basil blight. Dr. Margaret McGrath hide caption

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Dr. Margaret McGrath

Basil Blight Threatens Pesto Lovers

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Monoliths Of Media: Time and its classic competitors, Newsweek and Businessweek (now Bloomberg Businessweek), have all been in print for more than 70 years, but Time alone has made it through the decline of the print journalism industry relatively unscathed. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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'Time' Magazine: The Last Of The Big Newsweeklies

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Composer and woodwind player Henry Threadgill says he draws inspiration from nonmusical sources like science and literature. David Redfern hide caption

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David Redfern

Henry Threadgill's Zooid: Form Through Independence

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