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Update: Mount Sinai board says it will launch probe of discrimination claims

Letters to board had demanded investigation of “profoundly disturbing” allegations

Fossils in Burmese amber offer an exquisite view of dinosaur times—and an ethical minefield

Before scientists can study it, Burmese amber is mined in a conflict zone, smuggled into China, and sold to the highest bidder

These tiny, mysterious fish may be key to solving coral reef ‘paradox’

Cryptobenthic fish may be feeding entire reef communities

New targets for the world’s biggest atom smasher and wood designed to cool buildings

On this week’s show: The Large Hadron Collider could be making particles that physicists haven’t looked for and modified wood that can passively cool buildings

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