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The Threatening Scent of Fertile Women

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A Supersonic Jump, from 23 Miles in the Air

From a helium balloon, Felix Baumgartner, no stranger to high jumps, intends to break the speed of sound in free fall.

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The Search for Adam and Eve

Scientists explore a controversial theory about man’s origins.

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The story of the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe has box-office potential.

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