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November 25, 2015 12:01 PM EST
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1. This rocket’s launch — and safe return to earth — could open the door to space tourism.

By Nathaniel Scharping in Discover

2. Doctors are 3D-printing a patient’s brain to practice surgery before they perform it.

By Dan Mangan at CNBC

3. The next leap in clean energy? Algae-power.

By Cléa Desjardins at Concordia University

4. How data-mining led to a diabetes breakthrough.

By Jessica Leber in Co.Exist

5. The police took more stuff from people than burglars did last year.

By Christopher Ingraham in the Washington Post

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