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McDonald's Now Serving Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics — Mostly

The fast-food chain's suppliers are still allowed to use certain types of antibiotics that aren't used to treat people.
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With Zika in Miami, What Should Pregnant Women Across The U.S. Do?

Federal health officials are cautioning pregnant travelers to avoid a Miami neighborhood where at least 14 cases of the virus have been traced to local mosquitoes. What about the rest of Florida?
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This Spanish Farm Makes Foie Gras Without Force-Feeding

A farmer in Spain makes foie gras from wild geese who gorge themselves naturally on acorns and olives. New York chef Dan Barber describes tasting it as "the best culinary experience of my life."
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Meet Your Aquatic Swimming Mates: Invertebrates

In the latest installment of the summer's What's Bugging You series, Paige Howorth, curator of invertebrates at the San Diego Zoo, takes us on a tour of the aquatic bug world.
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From 'The Water's Edge To The Cutting Edge': Fish Skeletons, CT Scans And Engineering

Professor Adam Summers is a "fish guy." He uses fish to get engineering ideas. His latest project is to CT scan every type of fish — all 33,000 of them.
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Travel NIghtmare: Monkey Business

In the latest story from listeners about their Travel Nightmares, Susan Ford Hoffert tells us about a monkey attack in South Africa.
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Researchers Report More Great White Sharks Along East Coast

A restoration of the seal population in the Northeast means more activity among their greatest predator. Researchers on Cape Cod are studying the their movements and educating the public about safety.
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Larry The Lobster, Saved From Stockpot, Dies In Styrofoam Instead

Animal activists had teamed up to save a 15-pound lobster, at least 60 years old, from being dinner. They shipped him to a Maine aquarium — but the story doesn't have a happy ending.
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Can Dogs Help Sniff Out Low Blood Sugar In Diabetes?

Trained dogs are increasingly being used to help people with diabetes detect hypoglycemia. One study finds the dogs can indeed do that, but aren't as reliable as a continuous glucose monitor.
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Sea Slug? Disco Ball? Beautiful Deep-Sea Purple Blob Puzzles Scientists

"I have no idea. I can't even hazard a guess to phylum," one scientist says. The curious orb was found and captured during a recent Nautilus expedition near California's Channel Islands.

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