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The globe’s record heat keeps on broiling into this year

The first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks.

New heights in space cuisine: espresso

The International Space Station is getting an experimental, NASA-approved espresso machine.

US probes Harvard primate facility

The research center, set to close, is being investigated after some of its monkeys died upon arriving at the Oregon Zoo.

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Dressing for success

Students who were wearing more formal clothes — even when randomly assigned to do so — adopted a more high-level perspective.

After the conviction of Tsarnaev, what happens next?

In the next phase of the trial, which begins next week, the jury will determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death.

More suspicious monkey deaths uncovered at primate center

A dozen dehydrated squirrel monkeys were found dead in their cages or were euthanized for poor health between 1999 and 2011.


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