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The Rivers Of Potosi

The rivers that flow from Potosi are the most contaminated in Bolivia. Tons of toxic metals are taken from the mining companies to the river. A video highlighting the problem.
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Spider Snags a Snake

This spider is going to eat well tonight!
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7 Ways to Save the World

The need for more energy and rising greenhouse gases pose a dual challenge to global prosperity. A new vision of conservation—of doing more with less—may be the key.
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Europeans Are Getting Taller. Americans Aren’t.

Why Europeans are getting taller and taller—and Americans aren’t.
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Bilingualism Delays Onset Of Dementia

People who are fully bilingual and speak both languages every day for most of their lives can delay the onset of dementia by up to four years compared with those who only know one language.
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Scientists Determine How Gene Behind Sleep Cycle Works

A single amino acid in a particular protein can get you up long before dawn and into bed well before prime time.
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Why a Quick Look Can Be Better than a Deep Study

When searching for an object in a field of many others, often the first place we look is where it is.
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Incredible Rainforest Photos

Stunning photos of tropical rainforests.
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Iran Smog 'Kills 3,600 In Month'

Air pollution is estimated to have killed nearly 10,000 people in Tehran over a one-year period, including 3,600 in a month, Iranian officials say.
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5 Ways To Live Longer

Here are 5 new years resolutions you owe yourself.
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