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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.
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College Rape Case Shows A Key Limit To Medical Privacy Law

A woman who is suing the University of Oregon for mishandling her rape case could have her own medical records used against her in court. Yes, that's legal.
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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Corinne Lasmezas began her career studying a disease that destroys the brains of cattle. Now she's using what she learned to search for drugs that can stop human brain diseases.
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To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

Two Philadelphia medical clinics support parents to help break generational cycles of trauma and abuse. Attending to adversity, doctors say, gives kids a better chance to grow up healthy.
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More Snakes Added To U.S. Banned Species List

After banning the importation and sale of Burmese pythons and similar species, federal officials are taking aim at boa constrictors and 4 species of anacondas. Breeders and retailers are hissing mad.
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How Do You Get People To Work Harder? Keep The Reward A Secret

When we're asked to do something, we often ask, "What's in it for me?" or "What am I going to get out of it?" Research suggests not knowing what you will get can sometimes be a strong motivator.
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Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

A video from NASA shows how air pollution moves around the world. So what happens when emissions from Asia blow across the Pacific Ocean to North America?

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Supporting A Spouse With Alzheimer's: 'I Don't Get Angry Anymore'

Mary Catherine O'Brien says when she first married her husband Greg in 1977, he was funny and outgoing. Alzheimer's disease has stolen much of that, she says, but the two are closer than ever.
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This Just (Flew) In: The Formerly 'Extinct' Jerdon's Babbler

The sparrow-sized bird, native to Myanmar, hadn't been seen since 1941. But recently a team of scientists recorded its call and played it back, attracting more of the tan-colored subspecies.
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These Tunes Are Music To Your Cats' Furry Ears

Composer David Teie's most recent compositions are catered to our feline friends. His music mimics purring, and might be just the thing to perk your cat up.

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