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* The Gulf oil disaster isn't over yet.
* Fighting over the root causes of unemployment.
* The importance of translation in Afghanistan.
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* Looking for a cause to disease in 'reanimated junk DNA.'
* Ten offbeat fan followings.
* Saturday is Read Comics in Public Day.