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Endangered Wonder Drug
The cancer-fighting drug Taxol comes from the increasingly rare Pacific yew tree. Scientists are trying to find alternate sources in nature and the lab.


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Designer Wheels
Athletes custom design sleeker, faster wheelchairs to compete in the Boston Marathon.


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Restoring the Prairie
Conservationists work to bring back the original prairie using tools like fire to encourage the growth of hearty prairie grasses.


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Sci-fly
Students compete in the very first aerial robotics contest.


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Invasion of the Pupae Snatchers
Aggressive parasitic ants conduct raids on more peaceful ant species, culminating in a fight to the death between rival queens.


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