This week for the news roundup, Virginia Hughes of BuzzFeed News reveals the science behind a difficult weight-loss truth: Some people do shed pounds more easily than others. Plus, a new report finds that last summer was particularly tough for embattled bees. And what’s so special about a jar of peanut butter? Hughes explains why the U.S. government has one on sale for $254.
Plus, just in time for Endangered Species Day—which is May 15, 2015—we weigh the pros and cons of delisting once-threatened species. Conservation biologist Joe Roman looks at whether or not certain groups of animals actually need protection after their populations have rebounded.
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