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Bark Beetles Have Major Effects on Western US

    Bark Beetles Have Major Effects on Western US
A beetle that burrows into the bark of pine trees has begun causing problems not just for the trees themselves, but even for the watersheds and ecosystems around them. According
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Effects of Air Pollution on Super Storms

Air pollution is rarely thought of as being good for human beings, but new research shows that even smog clouds may have a silver lining.  According to a study published
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USDA in Preventing World Famine from Spreading

The United States Department of Agriculture announced in a press release this week that U.S. laboratories have found a gene that may be able to stop the spread of wheat
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Caesarean Section Statistics Show Major Changes

Atlanta, GA—A new report by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta shows that pregnant women in the United States no longer face an increasing rate of caesarean section in
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New Mission to Study the Sun: IRIS Satellite Launched by NASA

Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA—Your parents may have told you not to stare at the sun, but soon, NASA will
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Voyager Spacecraft At Edge of Solar System

While astronomers still do not know exactly when the Voyager 1 spacecraft will enter interstellar space completely, they say that
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Your Own T-Rex Dinosaur in Your Home

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has amassed an incredible collection of fossils, but one of the most iconic
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Animals Poisoned by World War II Toxins

The fisher, a threatened mammal species related to weasels, has lived in the Sierra National Forest for far longer than
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Brave New World: Controversial DNA Embrionic Therapy

England's chief medical officer has given the go-ahead to a new procedure that would help around ten couples in the
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Early Retirements for Chimpanzees

In a move that drew criticism from some research groups and applause from animal rights activists, the National Institutes of Health announced this week that it would follow guidelines from
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