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Massive "Phoenix Cluster" Supersizes Star Creation

Writing in the journal Nature this week, astronomers say they've found a massive galaxy cluster that's pumping out stars at a record pace. Astronomer Michael McDonald describes the finding, and explains what might be causing the "Phoenix Cluster" to be in celestial overdrive.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 23

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Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

Is California's severe drought hurting the nutrient content of fruit? No, preliminary data on pomegranates suggest. The fruit may be smaller, but packed with more antioxidants, tests show.
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In North Carolina, Latino Voters Could Decide Tight Senate Race

Latinos make up 9 percent of the state's population and 2 percent of registered voters, and a new poll shows many are undecided. In Charlotte, Michel Martin learns more about their growing influence.
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Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.

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