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Scientists Find Honeybees Can Trigger ‘Virgin Births’ With Just a Single Gene

Hollywood has never produced a movie about South Africa’s Cape honeybees, and frankly it’s a travesty. The pitch writes itself: Aspiring to become a queen,…

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Breathtaking High-Res Images of Jupiter Reveal The Secrets of Its Wild Storms

Jupiter is not a serene place. The giant planet is wracked with tempestuous storms, wide bands of roiling cloud that encircle the entire globe, extending…

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Latest Report on Finland’s Universal Basic Income Trial Says It Makes People Happier

Freely giving away money to thousands of people with no strings attached was always going to make Finland’s 2017 Basic Income experiment a focus of…

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A Mysterious Kawasaki-Like Illness Is Striking Children During The Pandemic

Critically ill children have been ending up in intensive care units with shock-like symptoms in recent weeks, adding yet another mysterious layer to the coronavirus…

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SpaceX Just Announced a Plan to Make Their Controversial Satellites Less Visible

In 2015, Elon Musk announced that his company, SpaceX, would be deploying satellites to orbit that would provide high-speed broadband internet access to the entire…

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We Now Have More Evidence a Rushing River Existed on Mars Billions of Years Ago

An international team of scientists has found new evidence of rivers that flowed on the surface of Mars billions of years ago — a discovery…

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Coronavirus Has Been Found in Sperm Samples. Here’s Why You Don’t Need to Freak Out

We don’t know much about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but we are learning new things about it every day. The latest bit of…

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COVID-19 tests are far from perfect, but accuracy isn’t the biggest problem

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This fuzzy little shrew has nature’s toughest backbone

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Salad spinners that keep your greens crisp and clean

This sturdy plastic strainer, crank, and clear base (which doubles as a serving bowl) quite simply gets the job done. The top locks to the…

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