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Problem Drinking In Midlife Linked To Memory Trouble Later  |   

One study suggests middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking may be twice as likely to develop serious memory issues as the years wear on.

Farming The Bluefin Tuna, Tiger Of The Ocean, Is Not Without A Price  |   

Scientists are trying to raise prized bluefin tuna completely in captivity. An experiment at a Baltimore university is the first successful attempt in North America.

Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp  |   

Sardines and other small, oily fish are some of the most nutritious in the sea. Now there's another reason to eat them: Fishermen use a lot less fuel to catch them than many other kinds of seafood.

The 30-Foot High Pile Of Bones That Could Be A DNA Treasure Trove  |   

The Natural Trap Cave in Wyoming may hold specimens of DNA from animals who roamed thousands of years ago. Julie Meachem, a paleontologist leading the expedition into the cave, speaks with Audie Cornish about the secrets she hopes to find.

Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker  |   

A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.

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