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Bill Gates Calls For 'Energy Miracle' In 15 Years. Do Experts Agree?

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 3:00pm

Yes and no. They definitely want a miracle to bring clean, cheap power to the powerless — only a lot sooner.

Scientists Discover 'Remarkable Little Octopod,' Possibly New Species

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 11:42am

A robotic vehicle was exploring the ocean floor by Hawaii, more than 2 1/2 miles underwater. To the surprise of NOAA scientists, it came across a cute, "ghostlike" octopod. One suggested name: Casper.

High-Flying, Hibernating And Other Peculiar Bird Behavior

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 6:25am

Spring is for the birds. And some are pretty odd. There's a bird that walks under water and another that impales its prey. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Ray Brown from "Talkin' Birds."

Monarch Butterflies Are On The Rebound

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 6:25am

After years of decline, the numbers of Monarch butterflies are up. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jorge Rickards of the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico about their promising rebound.

Fighting Cancer By Putting Tumor Cells On A Diet

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 3:32am

While genetic mutations are nearly ubiquitous in cancer, they may not always be the driving force for disease, some researchers say. They suggest looking at disruptions in cellular metabolism.

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