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An illustration of Qikiqtania wakei (center) in the water with its larger cousin, Tiktaalik roseae. Alex Boersma hide caption

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This fish evolved to walk on land — then said 'nope' and went back to the water

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Mauna Kea is considered sacred to Native Hawaiians. It also happens to be ideal for observatories. Andrew Richard Hara/W. M. Keck Observatory hide caption

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A lot of predictions were made about COVID's social impact. How did they hold up?

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Kyle Planck, who has recovered from a painful case of monkeypox, has joined advocacy groups and pleaded with elected officials to make the antiviral pills TPOXX more available. Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Getting monkeypox treatment is easier, but still daunting and confusing

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Delta-8 products are set for testing at Virginia Commonwealth University's forensic science lab. These products come in different forms and packaging, many of which are designed to look like candies or cereal. Crixell Matthews/VPM News hide caption

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States look to regulate weed alternatives like delta-8 as sales explode

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The delicious but endangered sea creature is getting the best help Aquilino can offer. Chad Campbell hide caption

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Behind this locked door is the white abalone's best chance of avoiding extinction

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The Biden administration plans to offer updated booster shots in the fall. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Summer boosters for people under 50 shelved in favor of updated boosters in the fall

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These hurricane flood maps reveal the climate future for Miami, NYC and D.C.

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TASTE BUDDIES: No Sugarcoating How Sweet Affects The Brain

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Scientist and inventor James Lovelock poses with one of his early inventions, a homemade gas chromatography device, used for measuring gas and molecules present in the atmosphere, at a science museum in London. Nicholas.T.Ansell/PA via AP, file hide caption

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Fossil shows fish evolved to walk on land — then went back to the water

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