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Giant Chinese salamander is at least five distinct species, all heading toward extinction
Giant chinese salamander is at least five distinct species all heading toward extinction

With individuals weighing in at more than 140 pounds, the critically endangered Chinese giant salamander is well known as the world’s largest amphibian. But researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology on May 21 now find that those giant salamanders aren’t one species, but five, and possibly as many as eight. The bad news as ...

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Trilobites: The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live
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You may have forgotten about the nucleolus since you took biology class, but scientists think this structure inside every cell in your body may play an important role in aging. www.nytimes.com/2018/05/20/...
From the moon’s far side, a radio receiver will listen for ancient clues to the universe’s origin
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The unique position will allow China to search for the tiny trace from millions of years ago. qz.com/1281622/from-the-moo...
Air France-KLM, Delta, Virgin Atlantic forge trans-Atlantic JV | Air Cargo
Delta deepens partnership with air france
Cover Reveal: JADRIAN Sectors New Allies Book 3

I’ve sent the next book off to the formatters and expect it to go live by May 29th, so it’s time to share the gorgeous Fiona Jayde cover with you!

The blurb:

Taura Dancer has been pushed to her limits by alien torturers known as the Khagrish and is ready to die when suddenly the lab where she’s held as a prisoner is taken down by an armed force of soldiers.

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'Spooky action at a distance': Researchers develop module for quantum repeater
Physicists have succeeded in entangling a single atom with a single photon in the telecom wavelength range. This constitutes a basic building block for transmission of quantum information over long distance with low loss. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
The star quality of New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island

The off-grid island 90km off the coast of Auckland is a Dark Sky Sanctuary ideal for star gazing – and the views by day are heavenly too

I was glad I had such terrible jet lag. Wide awake at 3.30am with my nine-year-old daughter on our lodge balcony, I stared for hours at the most incredible night sky I’ve ever seen before the dawn slowly started to rub out the stars on the horizon and the multiple shooting stars faded away.

We were going to my girlfriend’s big family reunion i...

As an Insurer Resists Paying for ‘Avoidable’ E.R. Visits, Patients and Doctors Push Back
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Guessing wrong on when a condition is a life-threatening medical emergency could mean a large bill. Or worse. www.nytimes.com/2018/05/19/...
This Small House Received A Contemporary Update And An Extension On The Back
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