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1. BIOFUEL

Scientists hunting for the next big crop find 49 candidates

Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list. The problem is that plants with good possibilities often have the same traits that make them potentially invasive species.

2. SCIENCE

As world's oceans heat up, Norway sizzles and Arkansas shivers

Arkansas and Indiana experienced temperatures last month that were lower than any recorded in July during the past 120 years, continuing what scientists say is a monthslong cold spell east of the Rocky Mountains. But as much of the United States is enjoying a breezy summer, other nations are seeing record heat.

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