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Corals around the world have been dying because of warming waters and pollution. Some researchers hope they can reverse the trend by growing new corals in the lab. Albert Kok/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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As Corals Wither Around The World, Scientists Try IVF

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As the date for North Korea's missile launch toward Guam approached, protesters held a peace rally in Hagatna, Guam. On Tuesday, North Korea's regime opted not to launch missiles toward the U.S. territory. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, hide caption

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Then-Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, in 2011. Mullen, who retired six years ago, has expressed concern about escalating tensions with North Korea. Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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Afternoon traffic passes in front of a wall painted with the flags of the U.S. and Guam in the Tumon district on the island of Guam on Friday. The island has become a talking point in the rhetoric coming from President Trump and North Korea. Virgilio Valencia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At Mosa's Joint in Guam, island residents and military personnel fill up the bar for Thursday happy hour. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs

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At railway station in Seoul on Wednesday, a South Korean soldier walks past a television screen showing a graphic of the distance between North Korea and the U.S. territory of Guam. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers hope Guam's snakes take the bait. Micha Klootwijk/iStockPhoto.com hide caption

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