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Why Are More Expecting Mothers Having C-Sections Deliveries?
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One of out every three children in the United States are now born born via cesarean section.

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A Turtle By Any Other Name
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What happens when the rules established by the scientific community are used against it?

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Money Mark Is Reviving Dead Pianists
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His Echolodeon machine converts original piano rolls from great composers into MIDI signals, in effect letting the dead pianists play various synthesizers.

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Outfitting Avatars To Cross The Uncanny Valley
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A virtual reality designer says success is being able to generate photorealistic faces that are not creepy.

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How Genes Determine Our Quality Of Sleep
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Are you a night owl or a morning lark? Why genetics dictate when, how long, and how well we sleep.

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The Complex Societies Of Bees And Beyond
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Honey bees, bumble bees, ants, and even spiders can live complicated social lives.

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In Puerto Rico, Farmers Still Grapple With The Effects Of Hurricane Maria
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In Puerto Rico, volunteers and farmers are working together to rebuild after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s small agriculture sector.

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Is The Oil Industry Ready To Do Something About Climate Change?
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Exxon Mobil says it will spend a million dollars lobbying for a carbon tax. But there is a catch.

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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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