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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

The creation of printing, the first information technology, drove empires and revolutions.
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A to Z: The First Alphabet

The birth of writing and the first alphabet were among the world’s most vital inventions.
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Secret Mind of Slime

Meet slime molds: the brainless blobs that can learn, make decisions, and navigate mazes.
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Human Nature

We can now edit the human genome with a tool called CRISPR. But how far should we go?
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Decoding COVID-19

Scientists race to understand and defeat the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Nature's Fear Factor

Can bringing predators—and fear—back into an ecosystem help restore its natural balance?
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Saving Notre Dame

Scientists and engineers fight to save Notre Dame Cathedral after the 2019 fire.
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Eagle Power

Follow eagles from the nest to the skies to see what makes these predators so remarkable.
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The Truth About Fat

Could it be that body fat has more to do with biological processes than personal choices?
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Cuba's Cancer Hope

Can Cuba's innovative lung cancer vaccines give new hope to patients across the world?
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Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

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Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

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COVID-19's Impact on Climate

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Reindeer Face Starvation

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