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Squashing Our History: Can We Bring Back Species From Ancient Times?

Growing heirloom and even ancient seeds isn’t just a foodie pastime; someday, these ancient ...

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Major Nicaraguan Volcano Ends A Century of Silence

An iconic Nicaraguan volcano erupts for the first time in over a century. How ...

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The Call of the Wild Comes at a Distinct Cost.

[DIGEST: AAAS, New York Times, Motherboard] New research suggests that, as with humans, some female ...

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Your Sunscreen is Slowly Killing the Ocean’s Coral Reefs

DIGEST [NPR, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Smithsonian, EWG] A key ingredient in many ...

Bananas Are Going Extinct and Here’s Why.

[DIGEST: CNN, Food World News, io9] This Isn’t the First Time Bananas Have Been Threatened ...

“Downright Stunning” Rare Bird Photographed For The First Time, Then Killed In The Name of Science.

[DIGEST: Yahoo, Audubon, TheDoDo.Com, Huffington Post, Discovery, Slate, American Natural History Museum] It’s not ...

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New Giant Virus Discovered In Icy Siberian Tundra

[DIGEST: Phys.org, News Bureau Illinois, Nature, LA Times, Vice] Global warming will not only ...