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New York Times - Science

Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand Mysterious DNA Circles Common in Cancer Cells

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Oxygen on Mars Adds to Atmospheric Mysteries

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When Snakes Had Use for a Pair of Legs

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In the Race to Live on Land, Lichens Didn't Beat Plants

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Bubble Subs Arise, Opening Eyes to the Deep Sea

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Watch Bees Surf to Safety on Waves They Create

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Millions of Ibises Were Mummified. But Where Did Ancient Egypt Get Them?

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Hibernation Works for Bears. Could It Work for Us, Too?

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How Narwhal the 'Unicorn' Puppy May Have Grown a Tail on His Head

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Something in the Man's Bed Was Making Him Sick

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This Volcano Destroyed an Island, Then Created a New One

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Still the Undisputed Champs of Mammalian Migrations

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The Bacterial Surprise in This Bird's Smell

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How Did a Virus From the Atlantic Infect Mammals in the Pacific?

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Trump's F.D.A. Nominee Sidesteps Questions About Banning Flavored Vaping Products -- The nominee, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, said the decision to restrict flavors would not be his, if confirmed, because it was already under final review by the White House. -- Katie Thomas

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How the Brain Can Rewire Itself After Half of It Is Removed -- New scans showed how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function. -- Knvul Sheikh

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As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying 'No' to Developers -- A fight in Virginia Beach demonstrates the hard choices cities face when the pressure for new homes collides with the rising toll of natural disasters. -- Christopher Flavelle -- John Schwartz

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Science Was Her Lifeline. Now She Helps Other Girls Discover It. -- The STEM summer camp that Sabina London began in high school has grown to serve 17 states. -- Alina Tugend

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Studies Show - Will Science Ever Give Us a Better Night's Sleep? Unraveling the mysteries of sleep might depend on studying the genes of people who don't get much. By - Kim Tingley

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California to Stop Buying From Automakers That Backed Trump on Emissions -- California, hitting back at automakers that sided with President Trump, will not buy from manufacturers that do not recognize its authority to set emissions standards. -- Coral Davenport

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Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes -- Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters. -- Annie Karni, Maggie Haberman -- Sheila Kaplan

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2 Arkansas Chemistry Professors Face Charges of Making Meth -- The arrests called to mind the wildly popular television series "Breaking Bad." -- Johnny Diaz

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Surgery for Blocked Arteries Is Often Unwarranted, Researchers Find -- Drug therapy alone may save lives as effectively as bypass or stenting procedures, a large federal study showed. -- Gina Kolata

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Leonids Meteor Shower Will Peak in Night Skies -- Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you're lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse. -- Nicholas St. Fleur

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