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How “Useless” Science Unraveled an Amphibian Apocalypse

How “Useless” Science Unraveled an Amphibian Apocalypse


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Never mind that studying chytrids was, to use Joyce’s own word, “useless,” at least by the usual standards of utility. Chytrids were interesting.

A Crashed Israeli Lunar Lander Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon

A Crashed Israeli Lunar Lander Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon


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In fact, Spivack isn’t even the first to leave DNA on the moon. This honor belongs to the Apollo astronauts, who left nearly 100 bags of human...

Why Does Presidio Have One of the Best High School Rocketry Clubs in the Country?

Why Does Presidio Have One of the Best High School Rocketry Clubs in the Country?


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The West Texas border town is among the poorest places in the state. But year after year its rocketeers send wealthier teams crashing back to Earth.

Decades ago, he stole a tree branch. Now he is the Durian King

Decades ago, he stole a tree branch. Now he is the Durian King


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Tan took one bite and was transfixed. Apart from the notorious aroma, which is often compared to rotting meat, it was nothing like the fibrous...

Amazon asks FCC for approval of Project Kuiper broadband satellite operation

Amazon asks FCC for approval of Project Kuiper broadband satellite operation


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GeekWire first reported news of Project Kuiper in April, when Amazon revealed plans to put more than 3,200 satellites in low Earth orbit for global...

U.S. Navy SEAL demoted for posing with dead prisoner

U.S. Navy SEAL demoted for posing with dead prisoner


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The same jury found Gallagher not guilty on Tuesday of murder, attempted murder and other charges, including deliberately shooting at unarmed...

What a Year in Space Did to Scott Kelly

What a Year in Space Did to Scott Kelly


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An unprecedented and illuminating study monitored identical twins, one in space and one on Earth.

Fifty shades of grey squirrel: Multi-coloured variety of the common rodent leaps from branch to branch as it looks for food in India

Fifty shades of grey squirrel: Multi-coloured variety of the common rodent leaps from branch to branch as it looks for food in India


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These exotic, giant squirrels with brightly-coloured three-tone fur coats make their British grey and red cousins look pale in comparison.

BREAKING NEWS: Fossilized snapshot of mass death found on North Dakota ranch

BREAKING NEWS: Fossilized snapshot of mass death found on North Dakota ranch


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The K-T boundary in the buttes around Bowman is easy to spot, a black band located near the surface in outcroppings.

“Troubled” Jussie Smollett Condemned by Chicago Police in Fiery Address

“Troubled” Jussie Smollett Condemned by Chicago Police in Fiery Address


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“I only hope that the truth about what happened receives the same amount of attention that the hoax did,” Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie...

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