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Creating The Illusion Of A Different Body

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Teeth from a cremated child were excavated from a site believed to be 11,500 years old. The color differences show uneven burning. The scale is in millimeters. Science/AAAS hide caption

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Child's 11,500-Year-Old Remains Unearthed In Alaska

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Scientists hope to use a fungus to keep malaria-carrying mosquitoes like the Anopheles gambiae species from growing resistant to insecticides. Courtesy of James Gathany/CDC hide caption

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A new study finds that radio waves from a cell phone can affect the metabolism of brain cells, though there is no evidence that the effect is harmful. Here, a pedestrian talks on her phone on a street in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Some 16,000 years ago, people may have been curling up next to the fire with red foxes. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Man's First Best Friend Might Have Been A Fox

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An American black bear from the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. A new study found that a bear's metabolism in hibernation drops by nearly 75 percent while its body temperature falls just slightly. Oivind Toien/Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks hide caption

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Study Links Extreme Weather And Climate Change

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