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Flowers and a note honor the renowned theoretical physicist near the university church of St. Mary the Great in Cambridge, where a private funeral service was held Saturday. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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In her new book, Barbara Lipska describes surviving cancer that had spread to her brain, and how the illness changed her cognition, character and, ultimately, her understanding of the mental illnesses she studies. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

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A Tesla Model S electric vehicle is charged at a car dealership in Shanghai, China, in March 2015. Johannes Eisele /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Established Automakers Announce Bold Moves In Electrification

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A document developed by a New York end-of-life agency permits people who want to avoid the ravages of advanced dementia to make their final wishes known — while they still have the ability to do so. One version requests that all food and fluids be withheld under certain circumstances. Skynesher/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists look at the screen showing the Shenzhou X manned spacecraft docking with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on June 13, 2013, in Beijing. VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Scientists Aren't Fans Of Creating On-Demand Meteor Showers

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An Engineer's Quest To Save Stephen Hawking's Voice

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A female Scandinavian brown bear with her cub. Mother bears take care of their young for a year longer, likely due to hunting regulations that protect bears with cubs. Ilpo Kojola/Nature hide caption

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Mother Bears Are Staying With Their Cubs Longer, Study Finds

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Crickets And Cannibals: Unpacking The Complicated Emotion Of Disgust

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