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Major River Flooding, Outbreaks Of Tornadoes: Is This What Climate Change Looks Like?

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Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that can be extracted from marijuana or from hemp. It doesn't get people high because it doesn't contain THC, the psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. Getty Images hide caption

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John and Louise Hutchins stand in their garage in Fort Smith, Ark., behind a homemade sandbag barrier. They chose not to evacuate, in part because they did not think their neighborhood would flood. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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An Anopheles coluzzi mosquito, which can transmit malaria, with a genetically modified fungus emerging from the body after the insect's death. A green fluorescent protein was included to mark the fungus, shown under a UV light. Courtesy of Brian Lovett hide caption

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Scientists Genetically Modify Fungus To Kill Mosquitoes That Spread Malaria

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John Draper pours glyphosate into the tank of his sprayer at the University of Maryland's Wye Research and Education Center. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Safe Or Scary? The Shifting Reputation Of Glyphosate, AKA Roundup

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Iranian soldiers carry part of a target drone used in air-defense exercises. Iran is also turning some target drones into low-tech weapons for its proxies. Iranian Army via AP hide caption

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In Yemen Conflict, Some See A New Age Of Drone Warfare

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Why It's Time To Think About Self-Driving Cars In Regards To Parking

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As the battle for the thermostat is being waged in offices and homes across the U.S., a new study shows that women perform better in certain areas when the temperature is higher. Neil Webb/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Study Shows Freezing Office Temperatures Affect Women's Productivity

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An imbalance between matter and antimatter in the universe produced all the things in existence, including corned beef sandwiches. Erik Rank/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Corned Beef Sandwiches — And The Rest Of The Universe — Exist

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Zolgensma, a new drug approved by the FDA Friday, costs more than $2.1 million. It's made by AveXis, a drugmaker owned by pharmaceutical giant Novartis. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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At $2.1 Million, New Gene Therapy Is The Most Expensive Drug Ever

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'Reluctant Psychonaut' Michael Pollan Embraces 'New Science' Of Psychedelics

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Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form in the Atlantic during the 2019 hurricane season, which begins June 1. NOAA via Getty Images hide caption

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The 2019 Hurricane Season Will Be 'Near Normal.' But Normal Can Still Be Devastating

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Since The 1960s, Researchers Track Perry Preschool Project Participants

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