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Info-packed, engaging books about our universe and ourselves.
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With enough flooding and other edits to a landscape, rivers may abruptly chart new, more favorable paths, known as avulsions.
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Sleep scientists conducted a small study with nightmare disorder patients that offered two therapeutic approaches for better rest.
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