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How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:40pm

No yolk: Researchers have discovered how to unboil egg whites. The chemical technique could help the food industry and others utilize more enzymes for cheese or beer with less waste.

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Lack Of Patients Hampers Ebola Drug And Vaccine Testing

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:45pm

Scientists launched a large trial Monday to test two vaccines. But testing Ebola drugs in West Africa is proving more difficult than expected because the disease is disappearing rapidly.

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Hunting For Big Planets Far Beyond Pluto May Soon Be Easier

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:29pm

Construction is starting in Chile on a new sort of telescope. One aim is to survey huge swaths of sky for faint signals of a "Planet X" that may be lurking on the farthest edges of our solar system.

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Why Cambodians Never Get 'Depressed'

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:05pm

In many parts of the world, there's no direct translation for terms like depression or anxiety. Cambodians, for example, say "the water in my heart has fallen." So how does a doctor refill a heart?

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Here's How To End Iowa's Great Nitrate Fight

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:02am

Des Moines, Iowa, wants to control nitrate pollution in nearby rivers. It's often called fertilizer runoff. But the best way to reduce it involves planting different crops, not using less fertilizer.

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