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Greatest songs of the 1980s

Here are our choices for the 50 greatest songs of the 1980s.

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Why DNA could be the future of data storage

How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?

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Gerbils replace rats as plague suspects

For a long time, rats have taken the heat for the waves of plague that killed millions of people across Europe starting in the 14th century.

But now suspicion is falling on another rodent with a much cuddlier reputation: the gerbil.

A team of scientis...

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Study: Vitamin deficiency more closely linked to diabetes

For years medical experts have said obesity is the main risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study says it could be a deficiency in vitamin D rather than a person's weight that increases their risk of diabetes.

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Can you name these 20 male redhead celebs?

We picked out our favorite 20 redheaded male celebrities. Do you think you can name them all?

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Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace

A Georgia man says somebody got into a crawlspace under his house and spider-napped some pet tarantulas.

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Can you guess celebrities' real names?

There are several stars are well known by their stage names, but who were they born as? Find out their real names in our slideshow.

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Study: Fight peanut allergy with peanuts

Parents who have children with food allergies know all too well about the headaches in keeping their lives "nut-free." But a new study suggests that peanut allergy can be prevented at a young age by embracing peanuts, not avoiding them.

Couple say pet monkey their only 'child'

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Indian couple leaving estate to pet monkey

Should he outlive his owners, Chunmun the monkey could be set to be one comfortable primate. An Indian couple who are estranged from their families say they've named Chunmun in their will as their only "child."

Peter and Bridget Fonda, 2003

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Celebrity dads who raised famous kids

Hollywood is full of famous dads who've seen their offspring go on to find fame in their own right.

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1 dead from superbug in N.C.

The same superbug that contributed to two deaths in Los Angeles has been reported in North Carolina, where one person has died, a spokesman told CNN.

Eighteen people have contracted carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, so far this year, sa...

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Medical Breakthroughs

  • LVH to Partner with Florida School for Medical Training

    Lehigh Valley patients will now have access to the latest in cancer research and treatment thanks to a partnership between Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute of Tampa, Florida.

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