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Modern Chemicals, Health and Hunger

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Science Saves a Chestnut from Threatening Fungus

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Scientists Develop “Super Spud” in a Bid to Prevent Stunting

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Researchers Convert Type A Blood into Universal Donor Blood

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Norberg: 10 Reasons to Look Forward to the Future

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The Middle Class Fared Better than You Think

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The Curious World of Medieval Copulation

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Americans Work Fewer Hours than They Used to

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Eye Transplant? Researchers 3D-Print First Human Cornea

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New Algorithm Predicts Patient Survival in Intensive Care

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Watching Television at a Discount Compared to the Past

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Permaculture Brings Prosperity to Areas in Rural Ethiopia

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Deaths from Cancer Continue to Decline Worldwide

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Microsoft's Latest Text-to-Speech AI Generates Realistic Speech

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Luckily There Is No Mental Illness Epidemic

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Dishwashers Are More Affordable than Before

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Self-Driving Trucks Begin Mail Delivery Test for U.S. Postal Service

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Ridley: The Future of Food Production

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New Treatment Could Offer Hope to Men with Incurable Cancer

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First Genetically Modified Animal Cleared for Human Consumption

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