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Lost The Trio of Oz

Researchers have sequenced the genome of the common water flea, Daphnia, shown in this false-color micrograph. About 35 percent of the genes are brand new to science. Jan Michels/Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel hide caption

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Tiny Water Flea Clocks In Record Number Of Genes

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The Bank Regulators' Book Club

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Boomstatz Kermit Driscoll
Martin Sklar Kermit Driscoll
Brooklyn en la Casa El Movimiento
Brooklyn en la Casa El Movimiento
Part IVa: E & L Thomas Savy
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Workers remove snow from the roof of a Home Depot in Methuen, Mass., on Tuesday. After a massive snowstorm, many rooftops in the Northeast were feared to be close to their weight limits. Cheryl Senter/AP hide caption

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There's No Business Like Snow Business This Winter

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Holographic Universe Thievery Corporation
Mr. Jazzer Goes Surfin' Brian Setzer Orchestra
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Madzub Wahid

Crime-scene barrier tape is seen at the University of Texas at Austin after a gunman opened fire and then killed himself in September. Such incidents prompted lawmakers in the state to push legislation removing "premises of higher education" as gun-free zones. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texas Lawmakers Aim For Guns On College Campuses

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Den Sista Fabriken Fredrik
Sand Dog Blues Tin Hat Trio
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Here to Be Me Viktor Krauss
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The Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers battle it out on Sunday for the NFL title — but which team has the best music? Getty Images hide caption

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Can Music Predict The Super Bowl Winner?

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Final Quest Green Bay Civic Orchestra
Sleepwalk The Guano Boys

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