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Participants in a fishing derby cast lines from a pier near Onondaga Lake's outflow in Syracuse, N.Y. David Chanatry for NPR hide caption

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The European hornet, or vespa crabro, helps make wine by kickstarting the fermentation process while the grapes are still on the vine. Otto Hahn/Getty Images/Picture Press RM hide caption

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Thank The Simple Wasp For That Complex Glass Of Wine

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Greenland Ice Sheet Melts At Abnormal Blazing Speed

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United States runner Kam Conley sheds layers to train for the Olympics in England on Monday. Less clothing means more evaporation, keeping athletes cooler. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Summer Science: Clothes Keep You Cool, More Or Less

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