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Pollution Killed 7 Million People in 2012

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In the news: "Pollution Killed 7 Million People Worldwide in 2012, Report Finds" by Andrew Jacobs and Ian Johnson New York Times March 25, 2014
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Anna's Hummingbird - Fuel Efficiency

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In the news: "When Hummingbirds Fly Unfriendly Skies" by Susan Milius Science News March 25, 2014
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Spongeworthy

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In the news: "Take a Breath and Thank a Sponge" by Carl Zimmer New York Times March 13, 2014

Stem Cells Stem Allegations in Japan

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In the news: "Allegations Against Riken Stem-Cell Researcher in Japan" by Alexander Martin Wall Street Journal (Japan) March 12, 2014

Waking the Giant Zombie Virus

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In the news: "Giant zombie virus pulled from permafrost" by Meghan Rosen Science News March 7, 2014

Cancer Genomes

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In the news: "A Catalog of Cancer Genes That's Done, or Just a Start" by Carl Zimmer New York Times February 6, 2014

Overdiagnosis and Thyroid Cancer

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In the news: "Overdiagnosis Could Be Behind Jump In Thyroid Cancer Cases" by Nancy Shute NPR shots February 21, 2014

The Cure for Type 2 Diabetes...On Its Way?

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In the news: "Rare Mutation Kills Off Gene Responsible for Diabetes" by Gina Kolata  New York Times Health March 2, 2014