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October 2, 2015 12:01 PM EDT
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1. Alone among our sports spectacles, American football kills our children.

By Charles P. Pierce in Grantland

2. An ancient virus trapped in our DNA might cause Lou Gehrig’s disease. And HIV treatment could help.

By Maggie Fox at NBC News

3. Water and oil: Is Saudi Arabia heading for a collapse?

By Nafeez Ahmed in Middle East Eye

4. Transparent solar panels mean every window could become a renewable energy source.

By Stephanie Lu in Wilson Quarterly

5. Researchers discovered a surprisingly simple way to get kids to eat their veggies — serve boring entrees.

By Roberto Ferdman in the Washington Post

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