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Philip Connors has spent 17 summers as a fire lookout in the Gila National Forest. Lookouts are the eyes in the forest, even as the forests they watch have changed, shaped by developers, shifting land management policies and climate change. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Finding Meaning At Work: How We Shape And Think About Our Jobs

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These human embryo-like structures (top) were synthesized from human stem cells; they've been stained to illustrate different cell types. Images (bottom) of the "embryoids" in the new device that was invented to make them. Yi Zheng/University of Michigan, Ann Arbor hide caption

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Scientists Create A Device That Can Mass-Produce Human Embryoids

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is under the microscope for reportedly pressuring government scientists to back President Trump over a misleading tweet about Hurricane Dorian. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Wilbur Ross At The Center Of Another Political Storm, This Time About The Weather

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How The Trump Administration's Attacks On Science Put Americans At Risk

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The EPA says it aims to eliminate the testing of chemicals and pesticides in animals by 2035. filo/Getty Images hide caption

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EPA Chief Pledges To Severely Cut Back On Animal Testing Of Chemicals

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Millions of homes built before 1978 still contain lead-based paint. A report published Monday finds the Environmental Protection Agency is not adequately enforcing laws meant to protect children from lead-laden paint flakes and dust. Stew Milne/AP hide caption

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Scientists Says Politicization Of The Weather Will Not Affect How They Do Their Jobs

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CIA chemist Sidney Gottlieb headed up the agency's secret MK-ULTRA program, which was charged with developing a mind control drug that could be weaponized against enemies. Courtesy of the CIA hide caption

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The CIA's Secret Quest For Mind Control: Torture, LSD And A 'Poisoner In Chief'

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Dr. Rebecca Gomperts says the government has seized abortion drugs she has prescribed from overseas to patients in the U.S. The drugs are approved by the FDA to induce abortion under a doctor's direction. Stormi Greener/Star Tribune via Getty Images hide caption

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan displays a model of Chandrayaan 2 orbiter and rover during a press conference at their headquarters in Bangalore, India on Aug. 20. Aijaz Rahi/AP hide caption

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India Spacecraft Located, Condition Unknown

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