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Rhino Poachers Prosecuted Using DNA Database
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Genetic information about African rhinos is leading to stiffer convictions-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Protected Wildlife Is a Major Casualty In War-Torn Areas of Africa
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During war, rates of ivory poaching go up and animal reproduction declines-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Better Instruments Give Scientists a New Way to Study the Cosmos
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The era of “multimessenger astronomy” has arrived -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Dead Stars Orbiting Black Holes May Explain Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
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Scientists are peering into the “engines” behind some of the most extreme outbursts in the universe-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Weird "Tubes" on Mars Are Probably Not Signs of Life
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Crystalline growth, rather than biotic processes, are the likely explanation for strange Martian minerals glimpsed by NASA’s Curiosity rover-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Mass Extinction in Earth's Oceans Could Begin by 2100
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Pain and Weather Fail To Connect
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A big data analysis involving more than 1.5 million patients could find no relationship between weather and complaints to doctors about joint or back pain.
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Dust, Not Aliens, Is Likely Cause of Star's Weird Dimming
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Even so, the strange saga of Tabby’s Star is far from over-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Watching How Rare, Meteoric Diamonds Form
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A shock collision experiment maps their transition from graphite in real time-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Deep Learning Sharpens Views of Cells and Genes
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Neural networks are making biological images easier to process-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...