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Monkey, New To Science, Found In Central Africa

A scientist discovered the first lesula specimen being kept as a pet in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2007.
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Neil Armstrong Remembered At National Cathedral

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was remembered in a memorial service with thousands in attendance at the Washington National Cathedral.

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Tainted Steroid Injections And Public Health

Thousands of people may have been exposed to deadly fungal meningitis from tainted steroid injections for back and neck pain: What the outbreak reveals about regulations, oversight of compounding pharmacies and risks to public health.

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Bird Biodiversity Could Be Key To Stopping West Nile

One researcher in Virginia is looking at how increasing biodiversity among birds could actually help stem the spread of West Nile virus.

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Have Lobster, Will Travel — And Race The Clock

Flying with lobsters is surprisingly easy, as long as the journey isn't too long. And this year's glut of Maine's soft shell lobsters means it's also cheaper than usual to bring them home alive.
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Five Ways To Spot A Fake Online Review, Restaurant Or Otherwise

Online reviews of restaurants, travel deals, apps and just about anything you want to buy have become a powerful driver of consumer behavior. Unsurprisingly, they have also created a powerful incentive to cheat.
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'Astonishing' Arctic Ice Melt Sets New Record

Though summer melting is a yearly occurrence in the Arctic sea, this year set a new benchmark: Three-fourths of the ice melted away. Scientists say the effects of this unprecedented melting are likely to result in extreme weather changes throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

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