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Mining For Clues Of The Mayan Salt Producers
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Scientists uncovered clues about a Mayan salt production system off the coast of Belize. What does this reveal about their economy?

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How Secure Are This Year's Midterm Elections?
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A look at how the voting infrastructure can be secured against malicious hacks and technological errors.

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A U.N. Report Gives A Glimpse Of A World Warmed By 1.5 Degrees Celsius
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How much will half a degree save us from the worst impacts of climate change?

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Squirrel Monkeys Can Teach Humans A Few Things
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They are big-brained chatterboxes, and they have even been to space.

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The Realness
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A new podcast tells the story of rapper Prodigy and his life with sickle cell disease.

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How Do Salmon Find Their Way Back Home? Magnetically
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Landlocked for 60 years, these juvenile Atlantic salmon still have the tools to navigate the sea.

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Eagles And Foxes, Plants And Ants
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Ecologists are using tools—from captive breeding programs to ant-sniffing dogs—to restore and protect the unique ecosystem of California’s Channel Islands.

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An Aborted Launch Raises Space Station Questions
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On Thursday, two astronauts en route to the International Space Station had to abort their launch, making a ballistic descent back to Earth.

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Using Logic In A Maddening World
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We all think we are logical. So why do we have so many disagreements? Finding the straw man, gray areas, and false equivalencies.

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The Number of Female Nobel Laureates Grows By Two
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For the first time ever, female scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics and chemistry in the same year.

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That's No Space Station, It's A Moon (Maybe)
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Researchers may have spotted signs of a moon orbiting a planet some 4000 light years away.

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The Chemist And The Poison Squad That Fought For Food Safety
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In the early 20th century, milk could be spiked with formaldehyde and pepper could contain coconut shells or charred rope—until a government chemist called for new food safety.

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Some Dung Beetles Carry Parasites On Their Genitals, And It Is Not A Bad Thing
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Eating poop is not the worst thing these beetles have to live with.

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Introducing The 2018 Nobel Prize Laureates In The Sciences
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This week, a handful of scientists got early morning calls with some exciting news.

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Will World War Three Be Fought Over Water?
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Yemen is gripped by civil war—and some experts say it could be the first of many water wars to come.

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From Mothers Lungs To Baby's Body
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Why does air pollution exposure in the womb adversely affect infants? Researchers find a possible clue in the thyroid.

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What Comes Next For The Bony Treasures Of Utah?
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Months after the national monuments at Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante were slashed, paleontologists are among those still in limbo.

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A Trip To An Asteroid...And Back
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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency landed two rovers on the asteroid Ryugu with a plan to return samples to Earth in two years.

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Capturing A Rare Kind Of Cloud
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Noctilucent clouds weren’t spotted until 1885. Now, NASAs PMC Turbo mission has captured their images of noctilucent clouds, which were first spotted in 1885.

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After Florence, A Coal Ash Controversy
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Environmentalists and industry representatives disagree about the amount of coal ash in a North Carolina river following recent flooding.

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