Encore: Astronaut John Glenn Recalls Historic Orbit Of Earth

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Vow To Fight Through Fierce Winter

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Jonathan Coleman and his son compare graphene-infused Silly Putty (left) with the unadulterated kids stuff. Naoise Culhane/Amber Center, Trinity College Dublin hide caption

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Samples from this 17th century Lithuanian mummy were found to house samples of variola, the virus that causes smallpox. Kiril Cachovski/Lithuanian Mummy Project hide caption

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A Mummy's DNA May Help Solve The Mystery Of The Origins Of Smallpox

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A baby dinosaur's tail is encased in amber along with ants, a beetle and plant fragments. Ryan McKellar/Royal Saskatchewan Museum hide caption

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Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

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Trump Selects Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt To Run The EPA

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives for meetings with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters Fear Trump Could Reverse Dakota Access Pipeline Decision

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Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

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If you haven't had at least seven hours of sleep in the last 24, you probably shouldn't be behind the wheel, traffic safety data suggests. Katja Kircher/Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep

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Opponents Celebrate Decision To Halt Construction Of Dakota Access Pipeline

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On Sunday, protesters gather at their camp as news breaks that the Army Corps of Engineers will not approve an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Cassi Alexandra for NPR hide caption

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Emmanuelle Charpentier (left) and Jennifer Doudna have a case for being the inventors of CRISPR-cas9, a transformative tool for gene editing. Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Battle In Court Over Lucrative Patents For Gene-Editing Tool

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