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Tree Rings, Poop Pills, and the Dead Sea: Week in Review

ByAllison EckNOVA NextNOVA Next

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature

Can an audacious desalination project save what’s left of one of the world’s most unique bodies of water? NOVA Next contributor Elisa Oddone

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In other news:

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Cracks and mile-wide sinkholes still partially filled with water dot the landscape where once the Dead Sea used to be.

What We’re Reading

Did you miss "Cold Case JFK" this week? Watch it streaming online here.

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