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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables  |   

Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.

New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Sharks Barely Evolved  |   

A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.

The Ultimate Animal Experience? Losing A Memory Quiz To A Chimp  |   

You've swum with dolphins, ridden camels, stalked tigers. Now, try taking a memory test with a chimp — and losing. It's fun, humbling and mind-boggling.

A T. Rex Treks To Washington For A Shot At Fame  |   

The Smithsonian is set to unpack something it's never had before: a rare, nearly complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. It's a gift from a Montana museum that says this T. rex deserves to be famous.

Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed  |   

Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Patients and addicts often mix them with prescription painkillers — sometimes to deadly effect.

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