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Space exploration to other solar systems may be decades or centuries away, but that hasn’t stopped scientists from hypothesizing how life might have evolved on other Earth-like worlds. National Geographic and the Discovery Channel have both produced respective TV shows and companion Web sites that bring the scientists’ ideas to life through computer animation.

www.nationalgeographic.com/channel/extraterrestrial

http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/alienplanet/splash.html

Health

More than 400,000 Americans and an estimated 2.5 million people worldwide live with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic, autoimmune disease that afflicts women two to three times more often than men. If you have MS and would like to share your ideas on managing the condition, you could win $1,000 and a trip to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual conference in Atlanta.

www.msleadersofhope.com

Back and neck pain can stop you in your tracks. Learn directly from peer-reviewed medical professionals how to prevent injury and cope with chronic symptoms. For your convenience, confusing medical speak has been surgically removed.

www.spine-health.com

Home and school

When you go out to buy school supplies later this summer, remember the teachers who often have to spend their own cash to get the tools they need to teach your children. Donations of materials accepted here. Target your neighborhood school if you want.

www.iloveschools.com

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