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Trans And Adopted: Exploring Teen Identity

A Boston health clinic that treats transgender kids and teens finds that the percentage of its young patients who are adopted is higher than expected. These kids might need extra support, doctors say.
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The App That Aims To Gamify Biology Has Amateurs Discovering New Species

Not everyone outside staring into their phones is searching for Pokémon — some people are looking for actual wildlife. The app iNaturalist is bringing together urban biologists and curious citizens.
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Zika-Fighting GMO Mosquito Gets FDA Approval For Testing

The FDA has approved field trials of a genetically engineered mosquito designed to combat Zika and other diseases. But there's strong opposition in Florida where the GMO insects would be tested.
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Cockroach Milk: Yes. You Read That Right

Turns out, cockroach milk is among the most nutritious substances on Earth. But it may still be a while before you can scurry to health stores for roach-milk protein shakes.
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For Vets, Caring For Sick Pets And Grieving Owners Takes A Toll

Veterinarians have high rates of stress and suicide, so vet schools are trying to give them tools to deal with challenging tasks such as euthanasia — and with comforting with grieving pet owners.
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The Mystery Of Why Sunflowers Turn To Follow The Sun — Solved

Scientists have answered a burning question central to the charm of sunflowers: Why do young flowers move their blooms to always face the sun over the course of a day?
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Melting Ice In Greenland Could Expose Serious Pollutants From Buried Army Base

Camp Century was a research station and test site for deploying nuclear missiles before it was abandoned under the ice in the '60s. Scientists say pollutants left behind may spread as the ice melts.
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X-Rays Reveal Hidden Portrait Under Painting By Edgar Degas

A team of researchers in Australia used a special mapping technique to expose a striking painting of another woman under the French Impressionist's Portrait of a Woman.
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With No Insanity Defense, Seriously Ill People End Up In Prison

Four states have no insanity defense. Advocates say that means seriously ill people can be executed where in other states they wouldn't be convicted at all, and it makes it harder to get treatment.
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Florida Company Gets One Bureaucratic Step Closer To Landing On The Moon

Moon Express Inc. has been given a green light to send a robot off the planet, aiming for the moon. It's a milestone in the effort to privatize space exploration.

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