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A Discoverer Of The Buckyball Offers Tips On Winning A Nobel Prize

Harold Kroto shared a Nobel in 1996 for finding a new type of carbon molecule that ignited the field of nanotechnology. Find a passion where with hard work you can be the best, he advises.

Fukushima Study Links Children's Cancer To Nuclear Accident

The study says rates of thyroid cancer are high for children who lived near the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant in Japan. But other scientists are skeptical of the findings.

Scientists Try Radical Move To Save Bull Trout From A Warming Climate

Bull trout are dwindling in Montana as their home waters warm and invasive fish devour them. Scooping up threatened fish and moving them higher up the mountain could backfire. Is the risk worth it?

To Prevent The Next Plague, Listen To Boie Jalloh

He's a doctor, an imam and a millennial. His ideas about fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone are part of the reason that, this week, the three countries at the center of the epidemic reported no new cases.

Berkeley's Sugary Drinks Are Getting Pricier, Thanks To New Tax

Berkeley, Calif., passed a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages in 2014. Researchers say soda prices went up three months after it was implemented a first step toward reducing consumption.

'This Is Our Guy': Musicians Rally For Harry Nilsson, An Icon Who Dodged Fame

Two decades after his death, Harry Nilsson has become a common cause for a group of artists hellbent on getting him into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (They even wrote a song about it.)

Conservatives' Pick For Speaker Might Not Even Be In Congress Much Longer

Florida Rep. Daniel Webster faces a redrawn congressional map that puts his re-election next year in doubt.

Where The Wild Fractions Are: The Power Of A Bedtime (Math) Story

A new study published in the journal Science shows that regular use of a specific math-based iPad app significantly improved math performance in elementary school children.

Amazon Takes Aim At Etsy With A New Craft Site, Handmade

Amazon will require that the goods be factory-free a direct swipe at Etsy, which now allows artisans to work with manufacturers to increase their sales.

Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."