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Solving Crimes With Pollen, One Grain Of Evidence At A Time  |   

Dallas Mildenhall is one of the world's few forensic pollen experts. He recently identified a rare, mutated pollen grain that helped police crack a murder case in his native New Zealand.

Hubble's Other Telescope And The Day It Rocked Our World  |   

Amid this week's hoopla celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope, don't forget the clever astronomer for whom the space scope was named. In the 1920s, he changed our sense of ourselves and the universe.

These Animals Might Go Extinct Because No One Wants To Eat Them  |   

Many species have gone extinct because humans hunted them into oblivion for their meat. But there's another group of animals that are endangered because we've lost interest in breeding them.

What's That Smell? The Beautiful Tree That's Causing Quite A Stink  |   

Once embraced by cities for its beautiful white flowers, disease resistance and ability to grow just about anywhere, the Callery pear is now considered a nuisance due to its smell and invasive nature.

California Cities Struggle To Meet Water Conservation Targets  |   

Early next month, California plans to finalize its emergency water conservation plan. Cities are under the gun to cut their water usage from anywhere between 15 and 40 percent.

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