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July 18th, 2013
12:53 PM ET

Study: Beer drinkers more attractive to mosquitoes

According to a new study by Smithsonian, beer makes you more attractive to mosquitoes.

Erin Burnett reports


Filed under: Science
June 27th, 2013
01:00 PM ET

America's dirtiest beaches

Natural Resources Defense Council has ranked the best and worst beaches in the United States.

Erin Burnett has the list.


Filed under: OutFront Outtake • OutTake • Science
June 20th, 2013
03:57 PM ET

NASA calls on public to hunt asteroids

NASA has issued The Asteroid Grand Challenge, an effort to get ideas for how to capture asteroids.

Erin Burnett has the story OutFront.


Filed under: Science
May 16th, 2013
10:55 PM ET

Company fights to keep monopoly on breast-cancer gene

Angelina Jolie revealed this week that she decided to get a double mastectomy after taking a genetic test - a test that only one company in the U.S. can offer.

And that monopoly has created a controversy that's gone all the way to the Supreme Court.

CNN's Poppy Harlow is Outfront with the story.


Filed under: Health • News • Science
April 12th, 2013
08:20 PM ET

World, minus America, celebrates Yuri's Night

Right now, 300 celebrations in more than 50 different countries on every continent are happening. Why?

On this day in 1961 – 52 years ago – Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space when he spent 108 minutes orbiting the Earth.

It paved the way for all of the rockets and shuttles and space stations that have come since, and every year since 2001, thousands of people around the world gather to celebrate his flight – on Yuri's Night. FULL POST


Filed under: Erin's Essay • News • Science
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