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12/27/2013 09:14 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

10 Science Stories That Changed The Way We Look At The World Around Us In 2013 (PHOTOS)

Looking for a recap of the top science news stories of 2013? You'll find lots of options out there, including this top 10 list and this top 25.

But if you want to know which science-themed news stories were your favorites this year--that is, the most-read news stories on HuffPost Science--this is the place. As you might imagine, the list may say as much about our perhaps perverse interests (sex, gruesome body parts) as it does about scientific progress.

Scroll down for our science story countdown.

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